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News Roundup: Feb. 4 – 10

News Roundup: Feb. 4 – 10

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. “919 Beer: Sweet potato lager,” WRAL: (Video) February is Sweet Potato month and what better way to celebrate North Carolina’s dominance in the sweet potato industry, than drinking sweet potato beer. […]

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Realigned beef cattle research program designed to strengthen industry; Beef Cattle Field Day is July 18 at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville

North Carolina’s beef cattle research herd is growing as part of a plan to create a centralized herd to accommodate research efforts across the state. Eight state-operated research stations and one field lab conduct beef cattle research, with projects focused on feed conversion and feed alternatives, fescue toxicity, fertility, nutrition and more. “We know agricultural […]

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Today’s Topic: Cattle owners should be on lookout for anaplasmosis

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Cattle farmers in North Carolina should be on the lookout for anaplasmosis, a disease that could harm or even kill their animals. The disease has already been confirmed in 11 cattle herds in the state this year, […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 8-14

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “FDA review of tobacco products grinds to a halt,” Charlotte Observer: Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 4-10

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Fair changes put humans, animals farther apart,” WRAL: Visitors to the 2012 North Carolina State Fair will see even […]

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News Roundup: July 30-August 5

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Cargill recalling 36M pounds of ground turkey,” Charlotte Observer: Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground […]

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News Roundup: September 4-10

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Mountain State Fair: 10 days of fun,” Asheville Citizen-Times: It sounds corny to say it, but the N.C. Mountain […]

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