Clinton farmers to head Pork Council’s board

RALEIGH – Mark Daughtry, a Clinton hog farmer and sow production manager for Prestage Farms, has been elected president of the North Carolina Po...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


East Bladen FFA gets support from county for Golden LEAF grant application

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen High School is looking to expand its agriculture curriculum, and representatives from the school’s Future Farm...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Why don’t plants like winter?

“Cold Damage” is a catch-all phrase we use to explain a huge variety of plant problems that crop up often winter’s over. To protect ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Some important fertilizing facts

Why do we need fertilizer?Plants require 16 nutrients for optimum growth. Often, the soil doesn’t hold enough of these nutrients in the quantiti...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Bladen County Cooperative Extension to host upcoming growers meetings

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Cooperative Extension will be having the Bladen County Cotton Production Meeting and the Bladen County Auxin Herbi...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Growing for the local market workshops

Bladen County Cooperative Extension is hosting a series of workshops for homeowners andfarmers (alike) on growing produce for the local market. Whethe...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Applications available for 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer and Complete Gardener Program

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Extension is offering the popular Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program and Complete Gardener Program tog...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Growing for the local market

ELIZABETHTOWN — Bladen County Cooperative Extension is hosting a series of workshops for homeowners and farmers on growing produce for the local...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Agriculture and Forest Landowners Meeting

There will be an Agriculture and Forest Landowners Meeting on Tuesday,January 17th from 9:30 am to 1pm. The meeting is at the Powell MelvinAgricultura...

December 29th, 2016 |  


2017 Chicken Project taking registrations in Bladen County

2017 Chicken Project taking registrations in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Extension Office is now accepting registrations for the annual Chicken Project.The Chicken Project is an oppor...

November 29th, 2016 |