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News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

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 TEN-YEAR LOOK AHEAD FOR AG PRICES, INCOME, AND EXPORTS,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) What’s in store for U.S. farmers over the next decade? Agriculture Department analysts have released their […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 13-19

News Roundup: Jan. 13-19

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. “Documentary: Land of Opportunity,” WRAL: (N.C. Board of Agriculture member Jose Calerdon is featured) Immigration is a polarizing issue and the subject of an ongoing national debate. The issue isn’t […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 21 – 27

News Roundup: Oct. 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. “150th State Fair is in the books,” North State Journal: The N.C. State Fair finished its 11-day run on Sunday with the fourth highest visitor total in its 150-year history […]

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News Roundup: May 13-19

News Roundup: May 13-19

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. “Can ag’s big data solve Carolina production problems on a bigger scale?” Southeast Farm Press: As North Carolina State University and its partners work to improve agricultural yields and production […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 18-24

News Roundup: Feb. 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. “Yadkin County tobacco grower attends NC State Tobacco Short Course,” The Yadkin Ripple: Ben Hobson, a Yadkin County young farmer, participated with 45 other tobacco farmers and industry representatives recently […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 1-7

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. “House panel shelves major immigration legislation,” News & Observer: A special House panel on immigration reform dissolved abruptly Thursday […]

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Today’s Topic: SASDA seeks immigration reform

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn parts of Arizona’s immigration law has brought the issue of foreign agricultural labor back to the forefront. Prior to the court’s ruling, the Southern Association of State Departments of […]

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News Roundup: March 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. “Latest buzz on bee decline: Maybe it’s pesticides,” WRAL:  A common class of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees […]

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