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News Roundup: May 21-27

News Roundup: May 21-27

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. “Freeze Damage in Peaches Becoming Evident,”  Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Two late freezes, one in late March, the other in early April damaged the North Carolina peach crop, but it’s […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 12-18

News Roundup: Dec. 12-18

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. “Local family makes selling Christmas trees a tradition,” Winston-Salem Journal: Fraser firs are practically a part of the King family when it comes to Christmastime. Jeff King, owner of King’s […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 5 – 11

News Roundup: Sept. 5 – 11

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. “NC Farmers Prepare For Bird Flu; ASAP Farm Tour Cancelled,” WLOS:  The Appalachian Sustainable Project (ASAP) cancelled its largest event of the year. The fall Farm Tour was called off, […]

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News Roundup: May 23-29

News Roundup: May 23-29

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. “FAA’S Approval to Spray Fields from UAVs Limited,” Southern Farm Network: The Federal Aviation Administration released information last week that they […]

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News Roundup: April 5-11

 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. “Some NC farmers markets struggle to accept food stamps,” The News & Observer: Consumers can use food stamps to […]

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News Roundup: April 6-12

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. “Trinity Frozen Foods to create 149 jobs in Robeson County with sweet potato factory,” Fayetteville Observer: Trinity Frozen Foods, […]

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News Roundup: July 28-Aug. 3

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. “Record watermelon tips the scale at 232 pounds,” News & Observer: A whopping 232 pounds. That’s the weight of […]

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News Roundup: July 14-20

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. “National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers,” WWAY: The drought across much of the country is threatening to […]

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Photos from the Field: NCDA&CS hosts EPA officials

Jim Jones, acting assistant administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency, visited with farmers, labor organizations, Cooperative Extension agents and department employees from the Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division last week to learn more about issues facing North Carolina’s farm workers. Friday, Cooperative Extension agents and […]

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