News Roundup: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

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. “N.C. damage estimates from Irene more than $190 million,” Fayetteville Observer: Damage estimates for North Carolina inched up Thursday […]

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August is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month

Kudzu, once used for livestock forage and erosion control, is now probably one of the most recognizable invasive species in the South. The fast-growing vine can grow up to a foot a day and kill existing plants through crowding and shading. That’s not a good thing for local farmers. Not only do invasive species affect […]

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