Dairy producers can enroll to protect milk production margins

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in North Carolina has announced that dairy producers can enroll for 2017 coverage in the Margin Protection Program for ...

July 5th, 2016 updated: July 5th, 2016. |  


What is herbicide resistance?

What is herbicide resistance?

Herbicide resistance is often classified when a biotype (a group of specific plant species that has traits uncommon to the whole population) of a weed...

July 5th, 2016 |  


In a pickle

In a pickle

Allison Hill sorts cucumbers after they run through the processor at ‘The Real Dill’ cucumber receiving station on the Tram Road in Duplin...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Hobbton student earns scholarship

Hobbton High School student Victoria Johnson has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Mons...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Waving on freedom

Waving on freedom

Flags fly brilliantly against a bright blue Washington sky, surrounding our nation’s Capitol Building, an appropriate portrait of that which rep...

July 4th, 2016 |  


UMO Ag Division brings growth, ingenuity to classroom

UMO Ag Division brings growth, ingenuity to classroom

MOUNT OLIVE — In an effort to support local agricultural interests and provide skilled employees for one of the region’s primary economic ...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


Stay safe in the summer heat

Stay safe in the summer heat

It’s almost the end of June and Sampson County has already experienced several days of heat indexes over 94 degrees. The dog days of summer are ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


FSA County Committee nomination period under way

Sampson County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director S. Kettrell Strickland has announced that the nomination period for local FSA county commit...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Clinton FFA member earns scholarship

Clinton FFA member earns scholarship

Clinton High School student and FFA member Sydney Simmons was recently awarded a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship through the national FFA organiza...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


EvoAktiv comes to Newton Grove

EvoAktiv comes to Newton Grove

NEWTON GROVE — Maximilian and Nadine Schafer’s roots are in Germany. But the couple’s business, EvoAktiv, is blooming in northern Sa...

June 23rd, 2016 |