Surry CC offering GAP training for produce farmers

DOBSON — Surry Community College offers many agricultural courses and workshops throughout the year; Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training ...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry CC offering viticulture workshop in January

Surry CC offering viticulture workshop in January

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a viticulture pruning workshop on Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The class will provide participants ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Surry Community offering viticulture workshops this winter

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering several enriching courses this winter for those looking to learn more about viticulture — the...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Surry offering GAP training in January

DOBSON — Surry Community College offers many agricultural courses and workshops throughout the year; Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training ...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Appalachian High Country AVA becomes North Carolina’s fifth official wine region

BANNER ELK — The Appalachian High Country AVA has officially become North Carolina’s fifth American Viticultural Area. Grape growers and w...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Annual wine symposium at Surry features leading educators

Annual wine symposium at Surry features leading educators

The fifth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium hosted by Surry Community College Nov. 16 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center f...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Surry students hold plant sale April 25-28

Surry students hold plant sale April 25-28

DOBSON — Members of the Horticulture Club at Surry Community College will hold a spring plant sale April 25-28 in the greenhouse on campus at 63...

April 24th, 2016 |  


Stokes, Surry County farmers may qualify for federal disaster aid

RALEIGH — Senator Shirley Randleman announced that family farmers in Stokes and Surry County may be eligible for Federal Disaster Aid.President ...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


Workshop offered on vineyard establishment and planting

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology Department will be offering a workshop on vineyard establishment and planting o...

March 31st, 2016 |  


Local agriculture leaders honored

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit announced that five local leaders, including Boonville’s Neil Shore, are being recognized nationally th...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Surry offers welding class geared to farmers and homeowners

DOBSON — Do you ever need something welded around your house or farm? Surry Community College will be offering an Agricultural GMAW (MIG) Weldin...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Workshop offered on cold damage to grapevines

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology Department will be offering a Cold Damage Assessment and Management workshop Ja...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Tobacco referendum passes by wide margin

North Carolina tobacco growers voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and ex...

November 28th, 2015 |  


NCDA&CS offers tips to care for fresh Christmas trees

RALEIGH — Because Thanksgiving falls late this year, many Christmas tree growers are opening up early for the season. The N.C. Department of Agr...

November 24th, 2015 |  


North Carolina Myers’ family recipe selected in national recipe contest

North Carolina Myers’ family recipe selected in national recipe contest

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July 8th, 2015 |