Equine infectious anemia found in mule

RALEIGH — A 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County has contracted equine infectious anemia.The disease was discovered through a routine bloo...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Sampson 4-H youth attend state camp

Sampson 4-H youth attend state camp

As a part of the 2017 4-H Summer Adventure Series, seven youth from Sampson County attended State 4-H Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, N.C....

August 28th, 2017 |  


Backyard flock egg production

Backyard flock egg production

So you just got your own flock of chickens! Or maybe you’re just thinking about starting your own flock, but you need to know more about egg pro...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


A web of worms!

A web of worms!

Ah! It is that time of year again: warm sunny days followed by cool autumn nights, the smell of freshly harvested fields, and soon all the goodies and...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Harvesting the corn

Harvesting the corn

Farmers are just now getting in the fields to harvest corn, as seen on this area farm. Sampson ranks 7th in the state for harvested corn used for grai...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


The importance of keeping good farm records

The importance of keeping good farm records

Present-day farm operations are becoming more and more business oriented than yesterday farm operations. Being a good producer is no longer good enoug...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Sampson 4-Hers attend citizenship conference

Sampson 4-Hers attend citizenship conference

A delegation of Sampson County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh.The Sampson County delegation retu...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Heat injury precautions to remember

Heat injury precautions to remember

As hot as it has been lately and will continue for the next month or so, it’s never too late to review ways to protect yourself from heat exhaus...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Time for cropping

Time for cropping

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August 8th, 2017 |  


Local students receive Resource Conservation scholarships

Local students receive Resource Conservation scholarships

The Sampson Soil & Water Conservation District recently honored Hunter Culbreth and Tyler Hobbs who were chosen to represent Sampson County in the...

August 7th, 2017 |