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 |  


NC Corn Grower Association referendum Feb. 22

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self-assessment program for six years. The Board of Directors of the Corn G...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau recognizes area leaders, scholarship recipient

Farm Bureau recognizes area leaders, scholarship recipient

YADKINVILLE — During the recent Annual Meeting of Yadkin County Farm Bureau area farm leaders were recognized. The organization awards three ser...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Grants available for agricultural projects

Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2017 NC Tobacco Trus...

January 25th, 2017 |