Yadkin students complete Agricultural Leaders program

Yadkin students complete Agricultural Leaders program

Yadkin County students Ryan Coe and Timothy Matthews were recognized for completing NC Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (...

July 5th, 2017 |  


June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

In 1937, some grocer organizations decided to sponsor National Milk Month to create a way to hand out extra milk when dairy production was at a surplu...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


USDA Farm Service Agency county committee nomination period begins June 15

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced recently that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committ...

May 31st, 2017 |  


North Carolina dairy referendum slated

Dairy farmers in Yadkin County will be voting in a Dairy Promotion Referendum on May 18. The referendum is on the question of continuing the 10-cent a...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Free pesticide collection day

Davie County will host a free Pesticide Collection Day on May 3. The collection will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Picnic Grounds, at 201 P...

April 20th, 2017 |  


East Bend corn grower earns top state honors in national corn yield contest

ST. LOUIS — As the American farmer strives to meet the growing demand for corn required to satisfy increasing world demand, one area grower has ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Pastures need a facelift?

With the lack of moisture and ill-timed cold snaps, pasture grasses have taken a beating the last couple of years. Livestock have tried to graze short...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Yadkin County tobacco grower attends NC State Tobacco Short Course

Yadkin County tobacco grower attends NC State Tobacco Short Course

Ben Hobson, a Yadkin County young farmer, participated with 45 other tobacco farmers and industry representatives recently in the 2017 NC State Tobacc...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Horse industry promotion assessment March 8

The North Carolina Horse Council will hold an equine referendum to extend the Horse Industry Promotion Assessment which was first authorized in 1999. ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau offers scholarship for ag students

The Yadkin group of North Carolina Farm Bureau has announced it will be offering scholarships for agricultural students.“I am pleased that Yadki...

February 8th, 2017 |