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 |  


Farmers Market hosts tomato tasting

Farmers Market hosts tomato tasting

The Yadkin Farmers Market hosted its first Tomato Tasting on Saturday. Several farmers at the market provided 11 different tomato varieties for the ta...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Cattlemen’s Association awards scholarship

Cattlemen’s Association awards scholarship

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July 16th, 2015 |  


Rucker’s Ramblings

“People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.” We’ve all heard that saying and there is quite a bit of truth in it. Many area...

July 9th, 2015 |