Sampson youth among fair’s livestock winners

RALEIGH — Winners in the opening weekend of the N.C. State Fair livestock competitions have been announced. Following is a list of the winners i...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Baling out

Baling out

Turkeys, recently spotted on Five Bridge Road, enjoy the afternoon sun and the freshly baled hay. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Swine farm biosecurity even more important in winter months

Swine farm biosecurity even more important in winter months

The health and well-being of the swine that farmers care for on a daily basis is their number one on-farm priority. The spread of infectious diseases ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


James Sprunt’s small business center to offer farm school

KENANSVILLE — The JSCC Small Business Center will offer “The Business of Farming,” an intense 8-week program designed to help farmer...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Where WOOD you be without trees?

Trees are our only renewable resource; they are beautiful, provide shade, and produce oxygen so we can breathe clean air. They enhance the wildlife ha...

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


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 |