Second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) identifiedin a Sampson County horse

Another case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has recently been identified in a North Carolina horse. Two of the cases are horses from Sampson Cou...

October 13th, 2017 |  


The importance of sampling for commercial poultry producers

The importance of sampling for commercial poultry producers

Commercial poultry producers have a lot of recordkeeping to keep up with and sampling records are a big part of their routine. Understanding when and ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Harvesting the ‘taters’

Harvesting the ‘taters’

Crews work diligently to gather sweet potatoes in an area field. Harvest of the vegetable is ongoing this time of year. In Sampson, 13,500 acres of sw...

October 10th, 2017 |  


N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences brings butterfly garden to Midway Elementary

N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences brings butterfly garden to Midway Elementary

DUNN — Students at Midway Elementary School enjoyed digging into the earth and planting flowers Friday morning. After they bloom, they hope to a...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Extension hosts Swine Show

Extension hosts Swine Show

While holding a stick, Colton Neal concentrated on his pig as it walked around the show ring.Nearby judges observed his relationship with the hog as h...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Prestage establishes N.C. State Scholarship

For some North Carolina students receiving early acceptance to N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, an invitation to apply for...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


2017 Census of Agriculture: what’s in it for me?

2017 Census of Agriculture: what’s in it for me?

Just about everyone knows about the United States Census, which is conducted every ten years by the United States Government to try to get an accurate...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Brewer awarded agriculture scholarships

Brewer awarded agriculture scholarships

Hobbton High graduate and current N.C. State student Ivey Brewer has been awarded $2,500 in agriculture scholarships.The National FFA Organization awa...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


UMO students visit Sampson County farming operation

UMO students visit Sampson County farming operation

MOUNT OLIVE – Students from the University of Mount Olive AGE 211 crop science class recently visited two Sampson County farms to learn about pe...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Union High wins $10,000 grant from Monsanto Fund

Union High wins $10,000 grant from Monsanto Fund

ROSE HILL — Students and officials from Union High School had a lot to smile about Thursday evening.During the FFA Alumni meeting, UHS received ...

September 29th, 2017 |