September 25, 2020

Pretty Boy Farms: From the Blueberries to High-Tunnel Farming

Rows of white high-tunnels stand against the horizon. They are filled with vines bearing cucumbers, plants laden with tomatoes, and other various vegetables. Welcome to Pretty Boy Farms. Billy Augustine grew up in Hammonton, NJ, the blueberry capital of the world. His father started farming blueberries there about 35 years
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  • Dear Farm Mom

    Dear Farm Mom, Being a mom is hard and messy and exhausting; but when you are a farm mom, it gets even harder, messier, and further exhausting! I see that now...because of you. The clothes are caked with dirt from the fields, grease from machinery, and oh...that must be fresh...
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  • Malloy Graduates from Agricultural Leadership Program

    Suzanne Malloy, of Robeson County graduated on March 2 from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program. Pictured on the right is Suzanne Malloy, Lumberton Branch Assistant Manager and Kevin Kinlaw, Lumberton Branch Manager at her graduation event. Suzanne Hodge Malloy, Robeson County, has been a...
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  • Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes Thanh Moco

    Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes Thanh Moco to serve Cape Fear Farm Credit’s customer-owners as the Internal Controls and Financial Reporting Manager, based out of the Administrative office in Fayetteville, NC. With previous banking experience in financial reporting, Thanh has a passion for local institutions where employees can make meaningful...
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  • CFFC submits comments to NCDEQ

    Thank you to the many individuals that spoke at the public hearings and submitted written comments for the draft Swine General Permit. At Cape Fear Farm Credit, we are committed to agriculture and to serving our customer-owners. We too submitted comments; our submitted comments are below. NCDEQ, The swine industry...
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  • You might have grown up on a farm if...

    Growing up on a farm is a different kind of childhood filled with experiences that only fellow farm kids can identify with. How many of these do you relate to? Know that 5-gallon buckets and stacking bales of hay provide a better workout than any gym. Learned to drive a...
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