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, Jim Chandler, Vic Goodman, Jim Lambeth, Jeremy Martin, Tommy Peacock (Chair), Terry Sharpe (Vice-Chair), Jeff Vuncannon, 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.
4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit placings have been submitted from the Montgomery County Livestock show this past weekend. Richmond County youth once again placed very high at the show taking away lots of MORE »
A 4-H’er from Richmond County attended the fifth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Asheville, North Carolina August 15-16, 2014. North Carolina 4-H and the MORE »
This spring I have received even more calls than usual from homeowners concerned about dieback in their centipedegrass. Centipedegrass is a warm season grass that is a commonly found in Sandhills lawns. It MORE »