Archives for the ‘Happenings’ Category

YF&R Competitions Can Create Opportunities

• Category: Happenings

YF&R Competitions Can Create Opportunities
Looking for another approach to expand your agriculture knowledge and create opportunities to broaden your career possibilities?
One way young farmers can find enrichment along with more paths to greater prosperity is networking with participants of North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers and Ranchers program.
Opportunities for social interaction and friendly competition are [...]

2013 County Farm Bureau Annual Meetings

• Category: Happenings

Alexander    Alexander Senior Center, Taylorsville    Oct. 24    6:30 p.m.
Alleghany    Sparta Methodist Church, Sparta    Oct. 3    6:30 p.m.
Anson    Lockhart Taylor Center, Wadesboro    Oct. 29    6:30 p.m.
Ashe    Jefferson Methodist Church, Jefferson    Oct. 21    6 p.m.
Beaufort     Washington Civic Center, Washington    Oct. 17    7 p.m.
Bertie    Bertie County Farm Bureau, Windsor    Nov. 4    6 p.m.
Cabarrus    St. John’s Fellowship Hall, [...]

Stone Wins Conservation Award; Among Finalists for National Faces of Farming & Ranching Program

Winter 2013 • Category: Happenings

Bo Stone and agriculture awards are included in the same breath many times nowadays.
Among the most recent accolades, the Robeson County Farm Bureau member and his family’s operation, P&S Farms in Rowland, received the award as the 2012 Conservation Farm Family of the Year for North Carolina from the N.C. Association of Soil and Water [...]

Notice of Annual Meetings

• Category: Happenings

NCFB Federation: North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s 2012 Annual Meeting will be held in Greensboro at the Four Seasons (Joseph S. Koury) Convention Center. The meeting will commence Sun., Dec. 2 and end Tues., Dec. 4.
NCFB Mutual Insurance Company: Each insured of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company Inc. is hereby notified that [...]

Farm Bureau Membership Has Its Privileges

• Category: Happenings

The heritage of North Carolina Farm Bureau is rooted in one simple idea—serving its members in a wide array of ways.
Farm Bureau was created within communities and chartered in 1936 when farmers came together to discuss issues that affected their lives: business practices, new technology and fair pricing.
Now, more than 75 years later and with [...]

Healthy Living For a Lifetime Hitting the Road This Fall

Summer 2012 • Category: Happenings

All across North Carolina, too many citizens can’t access affordable, quality health care. Especially in rural regions, too many people go without seeing a doctor, a nurse or having any contact with our health care delivery system.
That’s why North Carolina Farm Bureau developed Healthy Living For a Lifetime.
Healthy Living For a Lifetime is an innovative [...]

Scholarship Recipients Ready to Learn

Summer 2012 • Category: Happenings

Eight high school graduates are bound for institutions of higher learning this fall with some help from the R. Flake Shaw Scholarship—North Carolina Farm Bureau’s top academic award.
The scholarship program assists 24 college-level students each year. For the six new four-year college or university students, the renewable scholarship is valued at $3,000 per year and [...]

County Fairs – 2012

• Category: Happenings

Alexander Co. Agricultural Fair    Taylorsville    Sept. 10-15
Alleghany Co. Agricultural Fair    Sparta    Aug. 18-25
Atlantic District Fair    Ahoskie    Oct. 2-6
Avery Co. Agricultural Fair    Newland    Sept. 4-8
Burke Co. Fair    Morganton    TBA
Cabarrus Co. Agricultural Fair    Concord    Sept. 7-15
Caldwell Co. Agricultural Fair    Lenoir    Sept. 25-29
Cape Fear Fair & Expo       Wilmington    Oct. 25-Nov. 3
Central Carolina Fair    Greensboro    Sept. 14-23
Chatham Co. [...]

County Annual Meetings – 2012

• Category: Happenings

Occasions Restaurant, Burlington        Oct. 30    6:30 p.m.

Alexander Co. Senior Center, Taylorsville        Oct. 18    6:30 p.m.
Sparta Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Sparta    Sept. 27    6:30 p.m.
Lockhart Taylor Center, Wadesboro        Oct. 9    6:30 p.m.
Jefferson Methodist Church, Jefferson        Oct. 15    6:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Crossnore        Oct. 11    6:30 p.m.
Washington Civic Center, [...]

NCFB Magazine on RFD TV, Sept. 16

• Category: Happenings

The next installment of North Carolina Farm Bureau Magazine airs at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 16 on RFD-TV.
During this exciting show, we visit Polk County High School where students learn about agriculture just outside the school’s back door and on its own farm.
The program will then take a tour of the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, [...]