AgNews

March 30, 2020

Talking Turkey: Meet a Turkey Farmer and Learn Some Turkey Facts

Let’s talk turkey. Did you know there’s a lot of turkeys in North Carolina? 32.5 million to be exact! Raising that many turkeys makes North Carolina #2 in the country for raising the most turkeys behind Minnesota. Sampson County raises the most turkeys in North Carolina. Speaking of raising turkeys
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  • Sweet Potato Fun Educational Resource

    Many of us are stuck at home and may even be a bit bored. However, North Carolina farmers are busy caring for their farms, from livestock to little sweet potato plants, farmers are continuing to work to feed, fuel and clothe the world. With schooling looking a little different over...
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  • Congratulations to our Ag Biz Graduates

    Over the past year, several individuals have been diligently learning and growing by participating in Cape Fear Farm Credit’s Ag Biz courses, and now, they have successfully graduated from the program. Designed for young, beginning, and small farmers (YBS), the Ag Biz course covers topics in financial management, farm business...
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  • Your Product is only as good as your Marketing

    So, you have a spectacular product that you’ve put blood, sweat and tears into. You are passionate about your product and have invested so much into making it what it is. Now, it is time to share your product with the rest of the world, but how? Your product is...
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  • Lu Mil Vineyard - Feels Like Home

    In the small town of Dublin, North Carolina, lies Lu Mil Vineyard--78 acres of heaven. With rows of grapevines laden with delicious muscadine grapes, a tasting room to sample the vineyard’s wines, and cabins with views of lakes and the expansive vineyard, Lu Mil Vineyard is a place to get...
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  • Maggie Warren - A CFFC Intern

    August 15, 2019 Over the past ten weeks as an intern, I have had the opportunity to see the impact Cape Fear Farm Credit has made in fulfilling their mission for over 100 years. Although I enjoyed my time spent within the walls of the organization learning the various aspects...
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  • Sydney Smith - A CFFC Intern

    July 5, 2019: The Start of my Internship Journey Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, I have learned more about agriculture throughout my 21 years than some people will learn in a lifetime. I have grown to appreciate the hard work that it takes to provide even the simplest necessities...
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  • Fly-In: Bringing the Farm to the City

    During July 23-24, several representatives from Cape Fear Farm Credit flew into Washington D.C. to attend the Farm Credit Fly-In. We joined more than 700 other Farm Credit representatives from all over the country to demonstrate the impact Farm Credit has on rural communities and the role we play in...
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  • Garden in a Pot - A Convenient Alternative to a Traditional Garden

    There’s not much better than fresh produce straight from the garden. The act of planting, tending, and growing something edible has a deep satisfaction to it, not to mention, it’s just plain yummy! What do you do, though, when a garden isn’t an option? Maybe you’re living in an apartment...
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  • Quinton Barnes - A CFFC Intern

    My name is Quinton Barnes I am a senior computer information systems and supply chain management major at Appalachian State University. I grew up in Atkinson, North Carolina, a small town of around three hundred people just outside of Burgaw. Farming was always a dominant industry around where I lived...
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