drought

Today’s Topic: Workshops will focus on development of water resources

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is organizing four workshops aimed at helping our state be prepared for the next drought. These free workshops will educate landowners, public officials and others about the importance […]

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News Roundup: September 18-24

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. “States expand efforts to combat ‘funny honey’,” Greensboro News & Record: You might call them the Honey Police — […]

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News Roundup: July 24-30

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. “Buncombe joins other Western North Carolina counties on drought list; dry weather a ‘disaster’ for Mitchell County farmer,” Asheville Citizen-Times: […]

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National drought workshop will take place in Raleigh April 1

North Carolina’s response to the record-breaking drought of 2007-08 — and the tools cities, towns and farmers can use to respond to future droughts — will be the focus of a national workshop Thursday, April 1, in Raleigh. The 2010 North Carolina Drought Management Tools Workshop will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]

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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. “Land will remain forever green,” Raleigh News and Observer: It seems to Lin Andrew that his family has been […]

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