Small NC Communities Attractive to Retirees
The low cost of living and Wilson’s proximity to the Triangle give the town the opportunity to attract new residents and boost the local economy.
AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies
On his farm near Four Oaks, Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years he’s added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn.
New Program Addresses the Business of Farming
The science, technology and business of farming in the 21st century are changing rapidly, and to compete on a global scale, farmers need to know not just how to grow a good crop but how to effectively lead complex, management-intensive operations.