2007 Ag Census

Women in agriculture

Today is the last day of March, which also marks the last day of Women’s History Month. Before the month-long celebration is over, we wanted to honor female farmers and agriculturalists across the state. Women have always played a key role on the development of agriculture education programs, and now the number of women in […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agriculture headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Saving farmland,” Winston-Salem Journal: Farming is a bedrock of North Carolina. But the state is losing farmland at an […]

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Facebook…and farmers

From pumpkin patches to cow pastures and apple pies to cotton T-shirts, N.C. agriculture is all around us. And now, it is also on Facebook. We launched a Facebook page for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create a landing pad for everything we’ve put together on YouTube, Flickr and here on […]

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