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News Roundup: Feb. 27-March 4

News Roundup: Feb. 27-March 4

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Mount Airy’s Nester Hosiery finds success with Farm to Feet brand,” Winston-Salem Journal: Officials with Nester Hosiery say the company uses an “All-American recipe” for making its Farm to Feet […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural 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. “N.C. Christmas tree crop is tops, ag commissioner says,” Winston-Salem Journal: State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the state […]

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N.C. History Museum’s garden continues to grow; Commissioner Troxler explains topping tobacco

Followers of the In The Field blog might remember an earlier post about the N.C. History Museum’s outdoor garden, where sorghum, peanuts, flue-cured and burley tobacco, cotton, corn, beans and squash are among the crops on display. These crops represent some of the state’s leading commodities. We’re happy to report that the garden continues to grow, attracting a […]

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