Stokes recalls memories of North Carolina FFA Camps

Stokes recalls memories of North Carolina FFA Camps

On Tuesday August 2nd, 2016, during FFA State Leadership Conference, Mrs. Mary Stokes spoke with a large group of FFA members from all over the state....

August 4th, 2016 |  


NCDA&CS offers organic certification cost-share assistance

RALEIGH — Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Tar Heel farmer elected to pork council

RALEIGH – Michael Inman Sr. of Tar Heel is one of two new members elected to serve on the N.C. Pork Council’s board of directors. He will ...

March 4th, 2016 |  


In appreciation

In appreciation

Wade Byrd, right, a Bladen County native, was recently presented with a plaque in appreciation for his service as president of the Corn Growers Associ...

February 18th, 2016 |  


USDA expands microloan availability

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin offering far...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Hester, McDuffie elected to state board

RALEIGH — Two Bladen County men were elected to the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association’s board of directors during the 49th annu...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Regional Chicken Project kicking off

ELIZABETHTOWN — It’s that time of year for youngsters and chickens to come together for the annual Regional Chicken Project for those invo...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Farm-City Week celebrated in Bladen County

Farm-City Week celebrated in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — About 125 people attended the annual Farm-City Week Banquet at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Service Center on Tuesday to pay h...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Plant to convert turkey waste into energy in Sampson County

CLINTON (AP) — A new $25 million plant that’s being built in Sampson County will convert turkey waste into industrial steam for energy.The...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden Announces New USDA Commitments to Help Build Up Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced a commitment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prioritize $5.6 ...

October 30th, 2015 |