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Super Sippers out chug All Stars

Today legislators faced off for the 19th Annual Legislative Milk Chugging Contest between the House and Senate Agriculture committees. Teams competed to see who could chug six half pints of milk in the shortest amount of time. Winners earned a donation to the charity of their choice The “Senate Super Sippers,” made up of Sen. […]

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National Milk Day

For all the dairy cow lovers out there, we’re here to tell you about the day for you – National Milk Day! North Carolina is home to 45 dairy farms and ranks 28th in the nation for milk production with 986 million pounds of milk. Iredell, Randolph and Lincoln counties are the leading producers of […]

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News Roundup: June 16 – 22

News Roundup: June 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. “MO mayor blasts Farm Bill protest before legislature,” Mount Olive Tribune: The N.C. Farm Act of 2018 is strongly supported by Mount Olive Mayor Joe Scott, who spoke before members […]

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News Roundup: June 9 – 15

News Roundup: June 9 – 15

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. “Bethel farmer added to Ag Hall of Fame,” Smoky Mountain News: Haywood County farmer Bill Holbrook has been inducted into the Western North Carolina Agricultural Hall of Fame for his […]

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Recipe: Baked Apple French Toast

This week a large portion of our state had snow in the forecast. Which means that a lot of you probably stocked up on the bread and milk. Here’s a recipe that will help you use up some of your snow-day supply. Apple, eggs and milk are all commodities that can be purchased local. Be […]

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NC Board of Agriculture approves rules for Animal Shelter Fund

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on Aug. 23 adopted permanent rules for the Animal Shelter Support Fund. The rules define eligible expenses and establish application guidelines for the fund. Temporary rules have been in place since November 2016. The General Assembly established the fund in 2015 to reimburse local governments for expenses related to their […]

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News Roundup: July 1-7

News Roundup: July 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. “Dicamba drift complaints popping up in North Carolina now,” Southeast Farm Press: Complaints of dicamba drift are popping up across North Carolina. “We began hearing of off-target incidents last week. […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 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. “Family Trees: Selling Christmas trees more of a passion than a business,” Winston-Salem Journal: When Christmas tree lots start popping up all over the city, the horticulturist inside of me gets […]

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News Roundup: April 9-15

News Roundup: April 9-15

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. “When hives don’t thrive, pollinators needed,” Hendersonville Times-News: At Gary Steiner’s home on Newmann Road in Hendersonville, a row of neatly stacked white wooden boxes lines the side of his […]

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Flavor, NC: Mapleview Farm

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight episode six from the first season, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights Maple View Farm and Panciuto Restaurant in Hillsborough. “Get ready for your milk mustache,” said Lisa at the beginning of the […]

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