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NCDA&CS recently announced over $1.25 million awarded in specialty crop grants from USDA funding. Projects support tomatoes, sweet potatoes, apples, Christmas trees, truffles, grapes and wine, microgreens and sod.

NCDA&CS recently announced over $1.25 million awarded in specialty crop grants from USDA funding. Projects support tomatoes, sweet potatoes, apples, Christmas trees, truffles, grapes and wine, microgreens and sod.

Summary: Ten projects focused on supporting specialty crop producers recently received funding through the specialty crop block grant program funded by USDA. More than $1.25 million was awarded. Specialty crops represent tremendous opportunities for North Carolina...

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The destruction caused by the recent tornado that came through Nash and Edgecombe counties serves as a reminder that farmers and residents should brush up on their emergency readiness plans.

The destruction caused by the recent tornado that came through Nash and Edgecombe counties serves as a reminder that farmers and residents should brush up on their emergency readiness plans.

Summary: We are in hurricane season and that means farms and residents need to be sure they have an emergency response plan and be ready to activate it quickly. The destruction caused by the recent tornado that traveled through Nash and Edgecombe counties is a very...

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