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 |  


Farm Bill providing benefits after storm

The 2014 Farm Bill authorized the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to provide benefits to livestock producers for livestock deaths in excess of norma...

October 21st, 2016 |