Swine Production class tours Smithfield Plant

Swine Production class tours Smithfield Plant

The Swine Production class at Sampson Community College had a rare opportunity Wednesday to tour the Smithfield Plant in Clinton (formerly Lundy’...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Test now to avoid peak-season fee

Test now to avoid peak-season fee

In today’s economy, consumers are always looking for ways to save money. One of the most practical ways to save money is to have your soil teste...

November 21st, 2017 |  


N. Grove’s Olive receives National FFA Award

N. Grove’s Olive receives National FFA Award

MOUNT OLIVE — Edward Olive, associate director of the Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center at the University of Mount Olive (UMO), was recently awa...

November 20th, 2017 |  


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 |