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News Roundup: Aug. 25 – 29

News Roundup: Aug. 25 – 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. “A Week of Big Announcements in Washington,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) The U.S. and Mexico have reached a partial NAFTA deal, and USDA announced details of a tariff rescue package for […]

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Today’s Topic: Agritourism farms offer fun holiday activities

Today’s Topic: Agritourism farms offer fun holiday activities

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A lot of families will be traveling and getting together for Thanksgiving this week. In fact, it is recognized as the holiday where more people travel than any other. The extended weekend makes it a great time […]

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup

Shorter days plus colder nights equals the perfect scenario for trying out a few new soup recipes. We suggest a recipe that uses favorite, in-season fall fruits and vegetables. Butternut squash, pears and apples are all readily available at farmers markets. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services runs four farmers markets that operate […]

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