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News Roundup: Dec. 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “The only thing that will feed the world is farmers,” Southeast Farm Press: Agriculture needs to avoid claiming that […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

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. “Grants offer local farmers chance to diversify,” Hendersonville Times-News: Four local farmers were among the recipients of $148,500 in […]

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News Roundup: March 19-25

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. “FDA halts food imports from affected area of Japan,” Charlotte Observer: The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it […]

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Chinese tobacco buyers get a taste of the State Fair

Asian visitors to the N.C. State Fair are becoming a tradition. Last year, Japan’s ambassador to the U.S. visited. Saturday, a group of 22 Chinese tobacco buyers toured the Fair. The group has been in North Carolina for almost a week, meeting with representatives of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative and others involved in exporting N.C. tobacco […]

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