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Freezing temperatures expected to damage blueberry crops

The bitter cold could have an impact on blueberries that bloomed early due to a warm January and February.
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Columbus County FFA teacher selected at ‘Teacher of the Week’

A teacher at a school in Columbus County has made it his mission to educate and groom a new generation of livestock farmers and veterinarians.

Hemp company bringing jobs, investing $3.4 million in Tabor City

Carolina Botanicals, a company formed to process industrial hemp, will create 30 jobs as it establishes operations in Columbus County, Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced in a news release.

‘Flash drought’ brings dust and dread to southern farmers

Across a vast expanse of the South stretching from Texas to Maryland, there are growing concerns for the cattle, cotton and corn amid a worsening drought fueled by this summer's record high temperatures.
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USDA encourages agriculture producers to get storm ready

USDA reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Hurricane Dorian that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters.

Ag secretary: US farmers will regain markets lost in trade war

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has told nervous Midwestern farmers he's confident that they'll eventually regain the markets they've lost in the Trump administration's trade war with China.
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Dry, hot conditions continue to keep Pender County farmers on edge

Consistent days of high heat and no rain has critically impacted corn crops across our region.
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North Carolina farmers see hemp as next big cash crop

The 2018 Farm Bill, passed in December, removed hemp from the list of controlled substances. Since then, hundreds of North Carolina farmers are looking into growing the plant.

Farm bill attempts to aid North Carolina hemp production

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and a key legislator say proposed rules for hemp production will help position North Carolina farmers to compete and thrive in the emerging industry.

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