Sampson Independent

Sweet potato transplanting underway

Workers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.

Workers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.

Workers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_012A9685.jpgWorkers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.
Workers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_012A9703.jpgWorkers kick up a little dust as they work to transplant sweet potatoes in this Duplin County field. Area farmers in Sampson and neighboring counties are still in the process of setting potatoes. In the latest statistics released by the state Agricultural Department, Sampson ranked No. 1 in the production of sweet potatoes while Duplin ranked 8th. Locally, farmers plant harvest around 13,500 acres each year; our neighbors to the east harvest a little more than 3,200 acres.