Know your production costs

Know your production costs

Management is a process in which information is the input and decisions are the output.Budgets provide information for farm management decisions. An e...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Farming and solar energy

(Editor’s note: This is the final rebuttal on the topic began two weeks ago on farming and solar energy.)A preacher’s wife once made a sta...

December 28th, 2015 |  


Sampson nets top recycling honor

Sampson nets top recycling honor

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences named Sampson County as the John L. Smith Plastic Pesticide Container Recycling Award winner ...

December 25th, 2015 |  


Sydney Johnson joins Sampson County Extension Office

Sydney Johnson joins Sampson County Extension Office

As the newest agent for Sampson County Cooperative Extension, Sydney Johnson is ready to help local families.“I’m excited to be in Sampson...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Getting the most from nutrient apps

Getting the most from nutrient apps

Maximizing on nutrient applications can be beneficial. Knowing and understanding the weather and your crop is an important part of this process. Nitro...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Celebrating Christmas with Cooperative Extension

Celebrating Christmas with Cooperative Extension

Donning reindeer antlers and bright smiles, Cooperative Extension support specialist Cindy Nance and 4-H agent Daniel Collins get into the Christmas s...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Ross ready to serve as poultry agent for Sampson County

Ross ready to serve as poultry agent for Sampson County

Sampson County thrives on agriculture and Margaret Ross is ready to contribute to the success by helping out poultry farmers.Ross is looking forward t...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Facts, not fiction, needed in solar energy debates

A recent opinion piece (“Solar farming: Changing the future of farming,” Dec. 8, 2015) about solar projects in North Carolina is an unfort...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Local youth attends National 4-H Congress

Local youth attends National 4-H Congress

A delegation of 12 North Carolina 4-H youth including one of Sampson County’s own, Lauren Hardin, attended the 94th annual National 4-H Congress...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Sunrise on the farm

Sunrise on the farm

A rare photo of a John Deere tractor sitting idle as morning breaks on this Duplin County farm. The photo, taken by SCC Digital Do’s and DonR...

December 8th, 2015 |