chicken

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken & Leeks

It’s National Slow Cooker Month and the very end of football season so celebrate with this recipe. The chicken and leek combo is the best for a cold day and for any football get-together. North Carolina ranks 7th in the U.S. for chicken production and is home to nearly 23,300 chicken farms. With leeks also […]

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Recipe: Celebrating chicken

September is National Chicken Month. North Carolina ranks 3rd nationally in broilers, contributing nearly $3.5 billion of total farming cash receipts. According to the N.C. Poultry Federation, the poultry industry’s economic impact for NC is $36.6 billion.  More than 5,700 farm families produce poultry and eggs in our state. Which is great news, considering the […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 22-28

News Roundup: Aug. 22-28

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. “Ag Commissioner Troxler joins N.C. Forest Service to celebrate 100 years of service,” Jones + Blount: The N.C. Forest Service celebrated its 100th anniversary Tuesday at Clemmons Educational State Forest […]

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News Roundup: May 30 – June 5

News Roundup: May 30 – June 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. “London Produce Show Spotlight Series: NC Department Of Agriculture,” Perishable News: As the London Produce Show prepares its second edition […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Strawberry recipes

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Strawberry recipes

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Got to Be Good Cooking segment using local ingredients. This month Brian and Lisa share a few delicious strawberry recipes to enjoy. The first recipe is for a beverage that would be perfect for breakfast or a snack. Lisa suggests […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Kale Salad

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. Lisa and Brian make a homemade poppy seed dressing to add to a salad that uses fresh kale instead of lettuce for a great weeknight […]

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Today’s Topic: The holidays and the year ahead

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with  Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is one of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s favorite holidays. And this week, he and Rhonda talk about the many North Carolina commodities that contribute to holiday feasts. Sweet potatoes, chicken, pork, beef, pickles, eggs, milk and […]

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