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 |  


USDA Designates 19 Counties in North Carolina as Primary Natural Disaster AreasWith Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 19 counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to dam...

October 23rd, 2015 |