Hundreds enjoy Sampson County Ag Day festivities

Hundreds enjoy Sampson County Ag Day festivities

With dirt up to her ankles, 5-year-old Ella Dudley smiled and concentrated as she gripped her little fingers around the wooden handles of an antique p...

April 18th, 2016 |  


A glimpse into farming

A glimpse into farming

A documentary about farming across the country will be shown tonight at 7 p.m. at the Agri-Exposition Center. This event is free and open to the publi...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Extension cautious of chilly spring weather

Extension cautious of chilly spring weather

Things got a little frosty for home gardeners during the recent weekend chill and Sampson County Cooperative Extension agents would like local growers...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Sampson County Ag Day coming Saturday

Sampson County Ag Day coming Saturday

In a few days, the grounds of the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Center will be filled with youths and families having fun through agriculture.S...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Fly control for beef cattle

Fly control for beef cattle

While visiting some farms this spring to help work cattle, I have noticed that flies are out quite early this year. Probably due in part to the warm, ...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Red, ripe and ready

Red, ripe and ready

Boxes of red, ripe and delicious strawberries are being picked and readied for market now in Sampson and Duplin counties, and stands can be found dott...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Ag Day promises farm fun, education

The Sampson County Cooperative Extension Center, located one mile south of Clinton on US 421, will be the site this Saturday for an exciting day of fu...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Hunting for flowers

Hunting for flowers

On a nippy spring morning, Roy Cartrette of Clinton, loads a variety of brightly colored azaleas into his truck after making a purchase at Jernigan...

April 6th, 2016 |  


A-planting we will go

A-planting we will go

This farmer kicks up a little dust as he plants corn on a recent Saturday afternoon. Farmers are returning to the fields as cold weather begins to giv...

April 5th, 2016 |  


Test soil now to avoid peak-season testing fee

Test soil now to avoid 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...

April 4th, 2016 |