A case against calving ease

A case against calving ease

I’m sure when you saw the title for this article you probably wrinkled your forehead and thought, “that man has lost what is left of his m...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Hubbs among agritourism grant recipients

RALEIGH – Hubb’s Corn Maze, located on US 421 north, is among 29 agritourism farms in the state that will receive funding for marketing pr...

May 30th, 2016 |  


2016 Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown held

2016 Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown held

On Saturday May 7, Sampson County Cooperative Extension and 4-H hosted the 2016 Heifer Showdown. There were 36 youth from area counties who competed a...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


How to develop a marketing risk plan for your farm

How to develop a marketing risk plan for your farm

Managing marketing risk begins with a marketing plan. A marketing plan is the way you have decided you will market your production after evaluating yo...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Clinton’s FFA earns regional honors

Clinton’s FFA earns regional honors

On May 11, the Clinton High School FFA traveled to the University of Mount Olive to compete in the Southeast Region Rally CDEs, and brought home sever...

May 17th, 2016 |  


A sage planting

A sage planting

In northern Duplin County, one can find a pretty white and purple field with what most would think is an unusual but beautiful crop. Its name is just ...

May 17th, 2016 updated: May 17th, 2016. |  


Learning more about FieldWatch

Learning more about FieldWatch

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has recently partnered with FieldWatch. The purpose of this program is to improve commu...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Farmers Market opens

Farmers Market opens

Just before Richard Aman’s father passed away, he gave his son a small vial with special seeds it in. These weren’t any seeds. They were a...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Mooo-ving into the line

Mooo-ving into the line

Beef cattle on a farm in Duplin County, above, look to be ready and waiting for feeding time, while this young calf, below, heads to the line, hopeful...

May 10th, 2016 |  


What is killing my lawn?

What is killing my lawn?

What is killing my lawn? That is the million-dollar question, and the one most frequently asked since lawns have greened up. I’m sad to report t...

May 10th, 2016 |