The Richmond County Agricultural Advisory Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Ag Services Center, 123 Caroline Street in Rockingham to consider and approve any submitted VAD applications.
Board meetings are open to the public. Current board members are: Danny Bynum, Larry Chandler, Vic Goodman, Jim Lambeth, Tom MacCallum, Jeremy Martin, Tommy Peacock, Chair, Terry Sharpe, Rusty Williamson and Chris Yaklin.
Please contact Paige Burns, Horticulture agent, at 910.997.8255 for further information on the Voluntary Agricultural District in Richmond County.
The North Carolina Horse Council (NCHC) will be holding an equine industry referendum to extend the Horse Industry Promotion Assessment. This assessment was first authorized in 1999 through House Bill 1529. The referendum MORE »
We’re pleased to announce that the Farm Transition Workshop, previously canceled due to inclement weather, has now been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Moore County MORE »
Great workshop opportunity if you’re planning to pass along your farming inheritance one day. Registration of $10 for individuals; $5 for additional family members. Register at http://farmtransition.eventbrite.com or by calling 910.997.8255. Registration extended MORE »
Although our weather is wintery, gardeners everwhere use this down time to plan for next year’s crops and gardens. With that in mnd, we’re excited to offer a brand new Community Garden opportunity, MORE »