Sampson County 4-H volunteers, sponsors honored

Sampson County 4-H volunteers, sponsors honored

North Carolina 4-H recently held its annual 4-H Volunteer Leaders Conference in Durham.Sampson County had two volunteers honored during the annual con...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Sampson’s Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club compete in 4-H Bunny Bowl

Sampson’s Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club compete in 4-H Bunny Bowl

On Saturday Feb. 18, the Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club and Sampson County 4-H hosted its annual 4-H Bunny Bowl.Bunny Bowl is a contest where the youth a...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Daughtry elected to lead N.C. Pork Council board of directors

RALEIGH — Mark Daughtry, a Clinton hog farmer and sow production manager for Prestage Farms, has been elected president of the North Carolina Po...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Voters asked to take stand on horse referendum

Horse and other equine animal owners/lessors will vote across the state on March 8, to determine whether to continue to voluntarily assess themselves ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Random ramblings of a county agent

Random ramblings of a county agent

When I was told this was my week to do a newspaper article, I wasn’t sure what I was going to write. I thought a while and then I got my inspira...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Friends of Horticulture returns to Sampson County

Growing a fruit trees is not impossible, but it takes more than just sticking something in the ground and walking away. One of the steps of having a d...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


The importance of animal waste analyzation for proper crop application

The importance of animal waste analyzation for proper crop application

The waste produced from animal production is a valuable crop fertilization resource. Based on the average nutrient values of the various manure types ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


John C. Howard Jr. inducted into N. C. Pork Hall of Fame

John C. Howard Jr. inducted into N. C. Pork Hall of Fame

RALEIGH — The N.C Pork Council recently inducted John C. Howard Jr. into the N.C. Pork Hall of Fame, bestowing the pork industry’s highest...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Sampson County honors 4-H achievements

Sampson County honors 4-H achievements

Alea Hunsucker believes in doing scary things and overcoming fears.“Every great poet, scientist, writer, actor, mathematician in the history of ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Biosecurity on commercial poultry farms

Biosecurity on commercial poultry farms

Keeping disease out of your commercial poultry flock is very important. Biosecurity is the best way to greatly reduce your risk of disease. Below, we ...

February 7th, 2017 |