N.C. Agriculture

News Roundup: August 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Small farmers can deliver safer food than agribusiness,” Asheville Citizen-Times: “The chickens are coming home to roost” could be […]

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Photos from the Field: Down on the Farm

The commodity characters shown above were originally used for Down on the Farm, a play created by our Marketing Division in the 1990s to promote N.C. agriculture. Several costumes have fallen into disrepair over the past decade, but some are still used by the department and commodity associations for special events. Most recently, the Suzy Strawberry costume has appeared […]

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