Prestage eyes expansion

Prestage eyes expansion

Pork and poultry production leader Prestage Farms is seeking to expand its renewable energy division in Sampson County, but said the location of that ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Don’t ignore hybrid vigor

Don’t ignore hybrid vigor

It seems that most breed associations are now promoting crossbreeding in their advertisements, even some with composite bulls of their respective bree...

January 5th, 2016 |  


4-H interest meeting set

4-H interest meeting set

The Sampson County 4-H program, through the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Service, is holding a 4-H Special Interest Club interest meeting Thur...

January 4th, 2016 |  


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 |