Butler Family Farm, Extension helping high tunnel novices

Butler Family Farm, Extension helping high tunnel novices

After having success growing tomatoes in a high tunnel, farmer Timmy Butler is looking forward to showing others how to get a good crop.Sampson County...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Farm Credit Associations donate through Pull for Youth

FAYETTEVILLE — AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit are proud to announce the fundraising results of the firs...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why ‘We Care’

Why ‘We Care’

If you are a pork producer, you are probably familiar with the We Care Program. But what if you aren’t? Have you ever wondered what those big ro...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SCC students horsing around

SCC students horsing around

Sampson Community College students enrolled in the Equine Industry class had the opportunity to visit the Carroll’s Cutting Horses Ranch in Turk...

November 14th, 2017 |  


From the field to the bale

From the field to the bale

Bales of cotton decorate an area field after being harvested. Cotton is one of Sampson County’s foremost crops, with 11,100 acres produced, acco...

November 7th, 2017 |  


What is a plant pathogen?

What is a plant pathogen?

A pathogen is any organism that can cause a disease to develop in plant specimens. Some pathogens only affect a single host plant, while others affect...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Sampson County 4-H’ers bring home ribbons from State Fair

Sampson County 4-H’ers bring home ribbons from State Fair

After months of preparation, 4-H youths from Sampson County were proud to bring home some ribbons from the North Carolina State Fair.During the recent...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Smithfield marks Williams’ 50 years of service

Smithfield marks Williams’ 50 years of service

The Smithfield Foods Clinton plant honored Vernon Williams for 50 years of service during a lunch this week honoring longtime employees.While hosting ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Chainsaw artist Mike Ayers creates piece at Sampson farm

Chainsaw artist Mike Ayers creates piece at Sampson farm

Wood dust blew in the wind as Mike Ayers cranked up his chainsaw and carved feathers into a large tree trunk at Twiddle Dee Farms.For the artist, also...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Solar meeting to be held in Smithfield

A solar education meeting will explain the technology, construction, regulations, and economics of the utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems t...

October 31st, 2017 |