Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes 2017 interns

Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes 2017 interns

Cape Fear Farm Credit is honored to welcome the 2017 interns to the Farm Credit team.Ben Ellmers is a senior at North Carolina State University majori...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Stamping out the stink

Stamping out the stink

A helicopter pilot takes the aircraft down low in order to spray a field of corn in Duplin County, attempting to stamp out stink bugs often found in t...

June 20th, 2017 |  


4-Hers Compete in Third Annual Regional Chicken Show

4-Hers Compete in Third Annual Regional Chicken Show

WHITE LAKE — Last month, on May 2, the lakeside picnic shelter at the North Carolina FFA Center at White Lake was converted to a show field for ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Rearing their head

Rearing their head

Soybeans are just breaking through the ground across Sampson County, and here a farmer is checking the spacing on the newly planted beans. According t...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Sweet potato planting begins

Sweet potato planting begins

Farm workers were hard at it last week on Roanoke Road, in the Midway community, beginning the process of setting out sweet potatoes. According to NC ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Tobacco thrips infestation can result in spotted wilt virus in tobacco

Tobacco thrips infestation can result in spotted wilt virus in tobacco

Over the last few years, it has seemed like thrips have been making greater headway on tobacco in the southern part of Sampson County. For some reason...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Preserving for future use

Preserving for future use

With the right tools and techniques, vegetables can be saved for a long time. The wrong way can lead to problems such as food poisoning from growing b...

June 12th, 2017 |  


Preparing for the Japanese Beetle

Preparing for the Japanese Beetle

Summer allows many people to reap the rewards of all their hard work that was completed in the spring. Fruits are beginning to ripen, gardens are prod...

June 6th, 2017 |  


More than a hotel: Twiddle Dee offers farm experience

More than a hotel: Twiddle Dee offers farm experience

Recently, Carla Peterson was enjoying hand-feeding treats to a group of cows. Izzy, a female Belted Galloway, was a little shy, but she finally came a...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Sampson County Host its Annual Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown

Sampson County Host its Annual Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown

CLINTON — Even though 4-H has grown away from its original roots, the 4-H Livestock Project still holds a special place in North Carolina 4-H.4-...

June 5th, 2017 |