• There’s more changes in the 2014 farm bill than we’ve seen in several years, which can create some confusion.  USDA is attempting...There’s more changes in the 2014 farm bill than we’ve seen in several years, which can create some confusion.  USDA is attempting...
  • Pork producers have been keeping a keen eye on or battling Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus for going on two years now.  In...Pork producers have been keeping a keen eye on or battling Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus for going on two years now.  In...
  • There were multiple changes to the cotton program in the 2014 farm bill.  All cotton producers, past, present and future will need...There were multiple changes to the cotton program in the 2014 farm bill.  All cotton producers, past, present and future will need...
  • After a portion being withheld in January due to the government sequester, the final tobacco buyout checks will be distributed in October. ...After a portion being withheld in January due to the government sequester, the final tobacco buyout checks will be distributed in October. ...
  • The Pee Dee Research & Education Center near Florence hosted a cotton and grain field day recently, and as part of that...The Pee Dee Research & Education Center near Florence hosted a cotton and grain field day recently, and as part of that...

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Upcoming Events

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30
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8:00 am Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training- Washington @ Beaufort County Extension Office, Washington
Private Pesticide Applicator Rec… @ Beaufort County Extension Office, Washington
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Private Pesticide Applicator “V” Training (2 hrs V credits)
Oct
1
Wed
all-day 2014 Making Energy Work Annual Conference @ Charlotte Convention Center
2014 Making Energy Work Annual C… @ Charlotte Convention Center
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day
NC Sustainable Energy Association’s 6th Annual Making Energy Work Conference will be held on October 1-2, 2014 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Making Energy Work:  Securing [...]
Oct
15
Wed
10:00 am Tobacco Curing Field Day @ Lake Wendell Farms
Tobacco Curing Field Day @ Lake Wendell Farms
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tobacco growers and industry personnel are invited to attend a field day to highlight NC State University research on 4 different brands of new [...]
Dec
2
Tue
12:30 pm Eastern Carolina Cattleman’s Conference @ Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
Eastern Carolina Cattleman’s Con… @ Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center
Dec 2 @ 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Schedule 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. – Registration/Trade Show 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Welcome and Announcements 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Managing Cull Cows: When [...]
Jan
14
Wed
all-day SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
Jan 14 – Jan 15 all-day
In planning for the 2015 Expo we have decided to change our dates from a Thursday-Friday Expo to a Wednesday-Thursday Expo. This gives you two [...]

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