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News Roundup: Feb. 2-8

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. “More doctors, chefs, joining effort to boost local-produce consumption,” News & Observer: Heart-shaped boxes of Valentine’s Day chocolates are […]

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The 2011 Ag Development Forum in 11 tweets

When asked to give advice to the FFA students attending the Ag Development Forum last Thursday, the panelists offered this, “Get an education.” They elaborated on the idea saying that today’s farmer needs an education in agriculture and horticulture, but also economics, business and global studies to stay competitive in an expanding global marketplace. The […]

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Ag Development Forum addresses future of agriculture

Three topics likely on the minds of many N.C. farmers – the economy, input costs and water – also are on the minds of the speakers at the Ag Development Forum to be held Wednesday, Feb. 3. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the annual event in the Holshouser Building at the N.C. State […]

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