AgNews

June 17, 2021

Meet Dillon - A CFFC Summer Intern

My name is Dillon Pilkington. Growing up in Clinton, North Carolina I have been around agriculture my whole life. One of my first jobs was working on a blueberry farm in Garland, North Carolina. I have had a few jobs since then and they all dealt with some different aspect
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  • Meet Dillon - A CFFC Summer Intern

    My name is Dillon Pilkington. Growing up in Clinton, North Carolina I have been around agriculture my whole life. One of my first jobs was working on a blueberry farm in Garland, North Carolina. I have had a few jobs since then and they all dealt with some different aspect...
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  • Meet Cathryn Jones - CFFC Summer Intern

    As the daughter in a farm family in Mount Olive, North Carolina, agriculture has always been a big part of my life. For a lot of people in this industry, agriculture is not your typical “9-5 job”, it’s more of a lifestyle. From an early age, my brother and I...
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  • T&M Aerial Spraying

    Farmers are known to work and care for the land, but sometimes they need a little help from the sky. That’s where T&M Aerial Spraying comes in. Tommy Newkirk has been flying since the mid 90’s, and when farmers started asking if he would be willing to get involved with...
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  • Welcome Home Littles: Building Dreams with CFFC

    Welcome Home Littles: Building Dreams with CFFC When Janet and Denton Little pulled up to a piece of land in Southeastern North Carolina, they knew it was exactly what they had been looking for and was perfect for their future home. However, buying land was something the Little family had...
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  • A Fresh Perspective on Wills

    Part 3- Farm, Family & Finances: A Fresh Perspective on Wills Our third part in our Farm, Family and Finances series deals with hurt feelings over wills. How do we deal with our own potentially hurt feelings from the desires of a will? How do we mend other’s hurt feelings...
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  • Farm, Family & Finances

    Part 2 - Farm, Family & Finances: Exclude or Include Family in Farm Business? How to Not Burn Bridges In part 2 of our Farm, Family, and Finances series, Jolene Brown is tackling the tough subject of whether or not to exclude family in business matters, and if you do...
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  • Farm Family & Finances - Part 1

    Part 1 Farm, Family & Finances: Making Annual Family Business Meetings Successful Farm, Family, & Finances is a series inspired and derived from our expert speakers from our Women in Ag event. While the event was for women, the advice in this blog series is for the entire family. We’ll...
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  • Pretty Boy Farms

    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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  • Over 600 Calls Made to Customers During Blitz Week

    Relationships and people are at the heart of what we do. We genuinely love building relationships with our customers and community. However, because of COVID-19, we have not been able to visit our customers as often as we like, and honestly, we miss that.
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