2017 N.C. State Fair Premium Book released online

RALEIGH – Think you have the greatest garden in all the land? At this year’s 150th fair, you can find out once and for all. With contests ...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Harvesting the wheat

Harvesting the wheat

Despite sweltering heat that could, with the heat index, make it into triple digits today, farmers have been hard at work harvesting wheat across Samp...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Cape Fear Farm Credit announces 9th annual Ag Biz Planner

FAYETTEVILLE — Cape Fear Farm Credit is now accepting applications for the ninth class to participate in an e-learning financial and business pl...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Swine Animal Waste Operator workshop to be offered in Sampson County

Swine Animal Waste Operator workshop to be offered in Sampson County

All swine farms in the State of North Carolina with more than 250 hogs on site must have a designated Certified Animal Waste Operator (CAWO) that is r...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Completing your poultry waste plan

Completing your poultry waste plan

The poultry industry is growing in North Carolina and poultry producers are needing waste plans completed. For producers in need of a waste plan, here...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Sampson County students recognized

Sampson County students recognized

Pictured, from left, are: NC Farm Bureau General Counsel Julian Philpott, William Pope, Zipporah Hayes, Greylon Barwick, Jacob Anders, NC A&T Stat...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


How do you say pecan?

How do you say pecan?

For many pecan connoisseurs, and others who love the taste of pecans, the question is not “to be or not to be” as found in Hamlet by Willi...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Friends for the summer

Friends for the summer

Surrounded by her peers, Darleen Murry smiled while making an attempt to remove a block from a stacked tower. As she slid the block, the tower began t...

July 3rd, 2017 updated: July 3rd, 2017. |  


Farmers depend on ag research to make farming more profitable

Farmers depend on ag research to make farming more profitable

Last week over 300 farmers attended the 16th Annual North Carolina A&T Small Farms Field Day at the NC A&T University Farm in Greensboro. They...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Summertime in Sampson

Summertime is often thought of as a time to sit back and unwind. With summer right around the corner, most people will get outdoors a little more to e...

June 27th, 2017 |