Phillips family joins American Angus Association

Gregory and Tina Phillips of Yadkinville are new members of the American Angus Association, reported Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organ...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Nickels for Know-How referendum set

The Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Nov. 1. The Yadkin County Cooperative Extension office, located at 2051 Agricultural Way in Yadkin...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Nomination deadline for Farm Service Agency County Committees

RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, SED Bob Etheridge recently remi...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Local agriculture leaders honored

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit announced that five local leaders, including Boonville’s Neil Shore, are being recognized nationally th...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Hay management tips

The 2015 hay season was not the best for many producers. As a result, livestock owners are searching for hay and folks selling hay are pretty popular ...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Workshop offered on cold damage to grapevines

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology Department will be offering a Cold Damage Assessment and Management workshop Ja...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Yadkin Cattlemen will meet in November

Yadkin County Beef Producers will be meeting Nov. 17 at Mountain View Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The educational program will be centered on Winter N...

November 11th, 2015 |  


Extension Agency accepting Master Gardener volunteer applications

North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Yadkin County is accepting applications for the 2015 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer class. The class is u...

August 5th, 2015 |  


4-H Livestock Show showcases local youth

Are you dreading another Saturday of doing the same old things like yard work, washing the car and cleaning the house? If so, make plans to do somethi...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Bird flu precautions in place

Extension Agent Phil Rucker says the latest strain of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza is still confined to the Midwestern and Western parts of the cou...

July 29th, 2015 |