NC farm families fighting back against unfair attacks

NC farm families fighting back against unfair attacks

North Carolina’s family farmers are under attack, and we’re fighting back.On Thursday, Oct.1, hundreds of hog farmers and supporters from ...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Cotton defoliation

Cotton defoliation

For those of you who are not familiar with cotton production, defoliation is a method of forcing the cotton plant to shield its foliage in order to ha...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Bluegrass and BBQ just days away

RALEIGH, N.C.— For a third year, the leading whole hog cooking teams in North Carolina will soon battle hog to hog to determine the state’...

September 29th, 2015 |  


New higher protein canola meal can be included in pig diets

News article for week of: September 21, 2015Submitted By: Max Knowles, Extension AgentAgriculture - LivestockCanola meal is high in protein and can be...

September 28th, 2015 |  


UMO recognizes future ag educators

UMO recognizes future ag educators

MOUNT OLIVE — In conjunction with National Teach Ag Day, the University of Mount Olive recognized 23 high school students who have expressed int...

September 28th, 2015 updated: September 28th, 2015. |  


High school students get glimpse of college life at UMO Ag Fest

High school students get glimpse of college life at UMO Ag Fest

MOUNT OLIVE — More than 1,100 high school FFA and 4-H students from across North Carolina flocked to the University of Mount Olive campus, for t...

September 28th, 2015 updated: September 28th, 2015. |  


Sharing the road for safety

Sharing the road for safety

We all need to be careful and patient as we share the roads with our farming community. There will be large equipment traveling on highways and second...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


‘Three Sisters’ Native American garden

One of the community activities the Sampson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association has been involved in — is what I would like t...

September 15th, 2015 |  


FFA offers vast — and new — experiences

FFA offers vast — and new — experiences

This summer I participated in a student exchange program through the Midway FFA Chapter. Through this exchange program students from North Canaan, Con...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Sampling the soil

Sampling the soil

Jeff Smith of Southeastern Agronomic Servicestakes soil samples Monday on a cornfield owned by Hope Farming Company. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |