Surry Community hosting VESTA workshops in November

DOBSON — Surry Community College is working with the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) during the Southeastern Uni...

October 28th, 2017 |  


N.C. State Fair livestock winners announced

RALEIGH — Winners in the opening weekend of the N.C. State Fair livestock competitions have been announced.Local winners include Grand champion ...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Annual wine symposium at Surry on Nov. 8 features industry experts

The sixth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium hosted by Surry Community College on Nov. 8 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Study shows N.C. wine and grape industry grows to $1.97 billion

RALEIGH — A recent study has found that North Carolina’s wine and grape industry continues to grow, posting a 15 percent increase since th...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College hosting N.C. State Fair wine competition judging

DOBSON — Surry Community College is hosting the North Carolina Commercial and Amateur Wine Competition judging Aug. 18-20 at the Shelton-Badgett...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Van Hemric named 2017 North Carolina Farmer of the Year

Van Hemric named 2017 North Carolina Farmer of the Year

HAMPTONVILLE — Van Hemric of Hamptonville started farming on a modest scale in 1988 with six acres of tobacco. The next year, he put up his firs...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Agritourism workshop planned

Agritourism workshop planned

DOBSON — Local tourism leaders are sending out a plant-shaped bat-signal to gather all agritourism partners in the region at an upcoming summit....

January 30th, 2017 updated: January 30th, 2017. |  


Farm Bureau recognizes area leaders, scholarship recipient

Farm Bureau recognizes area leaders, scholarship recipient

YADKINVILLE — During the recent Annual Meeting of Yadkin County Farm Bureau area farm leaders were recognized. The organization awards three ser...

January 29th, 2017 |  


JOLO Winery & Vineyards wins 2016 ‘North Carolina Winegrower of the Year’ Award

PILOT MOUNTAIN — JOLO Winery & Vineyards is proud to accept the prestigious and uniquely awarded 2016 “North Carolina Winegrower of th...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Grants available for agricultural projects

Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2017 NC Tobacco Trus...

January 25th, 2017 |