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 |  


Farmers to Receive Documentation of USDA Services

ELIZABETHTOWN — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Bob Etheridge reminds agricultural prod...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Ag’em Up Days attracts 400

ELIZABETHTOWN — Ag’em Up Days, a two-day agricultural field day adventure for Bladen County third-graders, was held on Oct. 7-8 at the Bla...

October 14th, 2015 |  


McCrory, Troxler visit with area farmers at Lu Mil

McCrory, Troxler visit with area farmers at Lu Mil

DUBLIN — Gov. Pat McCrory and Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler saw and heard first hand Tuesday afternoon just what the rains of the past ...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Tobacco research referendum set for Nov. 19

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19.Sandra Cain, Bladen County Cooperative Extension...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Cain tabbed Bladen County Extension director

Cain tabbed Bladen County Extension director

ELIZABETHTOWN — Sandra Cain has been named Bladen County director for North Carolina Cooperative Extension effective Sept. 1. An Extension agent wit...

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  


Cotton Transition Assistance Program enrollment begins

Cotton Transition Assistance Program enrollment begins

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July 7th, 2015 |