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International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

In North Carolina, we often take for granted the humble sweet potato. It’s a Southern staple and a part of many family dinners here. In other parts of the world, however, the sweet potato is a relatively new product. That’s why the American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute launched International Sweet Potato Week last year to inform […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 15-22

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Sampson County wood pellet plant: Economic growth vs. environmental effects,” Fayetteville Observer: By the end of 2015, if all […]

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News Roundup: June 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC Ag Officials In Europe,” News Radio 570 WWNC: The State’s Agriculture Commissioner is on an overseas tour this […]

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News Roundup: June 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. “‘Love A Fair’ theme for 2011 state fair,” News & Observer: The theme of this year’s North Carolina State […]

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News Roundup: June 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. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Trade mission focuses on tobacco,” Southeast Farm Press: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is trying to expand foreign markets […]

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