Test soil now to avoid new peak-season testing fee

Test soil now to avoid new peak-season testing fee

In today’s economy, consumers are always looking for ways to save money. One of the most practical ways to save money is to have your soil teste...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Master Gardener activities abound

Is it spring? Is it winter? With the temperatures, we have had lately, who knows! It is 78 degrees one day and the next day snow. Officially, the firs...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Protecting the berries

Protecting the berries

(tap to edit) .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border-bottom: 1px dotted #a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Small Farms Week begins in Sampson County

Small Farms Week begins in Sampson County

During a tour at D&A Farms, curious observers watched as Craig Busch talked about the process of raising hogs on the farm in Autryville. Shortly a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Small Farms Week begins in Sampson

Small Farms Week begins in Sampson

After receiving a big honor as the 2016 Small Farmers of the Year, Donnie and Alease Williams are looking forward to showing their land to begin a sta...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Sparking an interest in farmland preservation

Sparking an interest in farmland preservation

In the past few weeks, I’m happy to say I have received several calls about interest in the Voluntary Agricultural District program. While many ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Proper lawn care in the spring

Proper lawn care in the spring

If you are like many homeowners in Sampson County, this undecided weather pattern has your lawn wondering if it is spring or winter. Some lawns have a...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Tobacco greenhouse production

Tobacco greenhouse production

A successful tobacco season begins in the greenhouse and transplant production is off to a good start this season. With this in mind, cold injury is a...

March 7th, 2017 |  


National Outstanding Young Farmers honored

National Outstanding Young Farmers honored

Greenville, South Carolina, was the site for the 61st annual National outstanding Young Farmers Awards Congress, the oldest farmer recognition program...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Local student competes in American Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet

Local student competes in American Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet

MOUNT OLIVE — University of Mount Olive senior agribusiness major Sarah Best of Newton Grove recently participated in the American Farm Bureau F...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 6th, 2017. |