Sampson County Extension honors 4-H Youths

Sampson County Extension honors 4-H Youths

Amber Lackey smiled as a bright green stole was placed on her during a special night for Sampson County’s 4-H program.In a few months, Lackey is...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Winter feedings and beekeeping chores

Winter feedings and beekeeping chores

During the winter, we have short days, long nights, and temperature variations. As weather relates to bees, daily temperatures are typically too cold ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Sampson County’s James Hartsfield helps farmers in the field

Sampson County’s James Hartsfield helps farmers in the field

As an agriculture specialist, James Hartsfield enjoys helping farmers have a successful harvest. He’s been watching those results for many years...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Tobacco tray sanitation

Tobacco tray sanitation

Tobacco growers who still have Methyl Bromide will be able to continue using this product for control of greenhouse diseases such as Rhizoctonia and P...

February 13th, 2018 |  


SCC students hogging opportunities

SCC students hogging opportunities

Another major manufacturer has pledged a continuing partnership with Sampson Community College after hiring multiple students from the college’s...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Tool maintenance good idea during winter months

Tool maintenance good idea during winter months

Two thousand eighteen (2018) has started off as one of the coldest months on record in North Carolina. Temperatures recorded at RDU Airport stayed bel...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Farm forum discusses ways to boost NC industry

Farm forum discusses ways to boost NC industry

RALEIGH — President Donald Trump’s rock-hard stance against several international free trade deals is softening, and immigration reform mi...

February 6th, 2018 |  


4-H Horse Club rank high at competition

4-H Horse Club rank high at competition

A group of local 4-H’ers enjoyed putting their knowledge of horses to the test during a regional competition.The Sampson County Horse Bowl Team ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Sampson’s myriad crops

Sampson’s myriad crops

Sampson County has been called one of the most diverse agricultural counties in North Carolina, a fact easy to see as travelers come upon farms like t...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Finding warmth

Finding warmth

Some animals use blankets for warmth when the temperatures dip into the teens as they did last week. Others lie down in the hay to keep warm. Another ...

January 23rd, 2018 |