Christmas

Unique holiday gifts from NC Agriculture

Unique holiday gifts from NC Agriculture

Christmas is a beautiful time of year where friends and families alike gather to spend time together and exchange gifts. This year, give your loved ones something unique, special and straight from the heart of North Carolina! Many farms across our state have an...

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Give your pets a Paw-fect Christmas

Give your pets a Paw-fect Christmas

  This Christmas, give your pets a reason to wag their tail, lick their lips or curl up in your lap by the fire! Whether you are a dog or cat lover, many of our Got To Be N.C. members have got locally made treats for the furry friends in your life. Pack their...

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N.C. tree shines as center of White House Christmas decor

N.C. tree shines as center of White House Christmas decor

A Christmas tree from North Carolina is now on display as the official White House Christmas tree and the centerpiece of the home’s Christmas decorations. The Fraser fir from Peak Farms in Ashe County is in the Blue Room. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden officially revealed the decorated tree along with the other White House […]

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Christmas with the Clawson Family

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Joey Clawson, of Clawson’s Choose & Cut Tree Farm, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday […]

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Red, white, pink and more! N.C. State Poinsettia trials bring new varieties and color.

Poinsettias are a popular flower, especially during the holidays. Earlier this month, North Carolina State University hosted its annual poinsettia trials, co-sponsored by the N.C. Commercial Flower Growers Association. Each year, multiple private industry breeders come together to see who can grow the best flower, showcasing both old and new varieties. But how are these […]

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Today’s Topic: Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.

Today’s Topic: Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.

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News Roundup: Dec. 16-22

News Roundup: Dec. 16-22

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. “Thieves fooled by hemp in farmer’s field,” Southeast Farm Press: Back in September, industrial hemp made the news in eastern North Carolina when five Edgecombe County men were arrested for […]

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