N.C. ag exports

International marketing offers online seminars

Our YouTube channel recently took on an international flair, with 19 videos from seminars hosted earlier this year by the NCDA&CS International Marketing Section. Peter Thornton, assistant director for international marketing, wanted to post these videos to share the expertise offered at these seminars. The videos will help answer some of the basic questions often […]

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As seen on TV: Peter Thornton talks ag exports

The value of North Carolina’s agricultural exports topped $3 billion for the first time last year. Peter Thornton, NCDA&CS assistant director for international marketing, recently sat down for an interview with UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Now” to discuss the reasons behind the increased exports. You can watch the video by clicking on this link: http://flash.unctv.org/ncnow/ncn_pthorton_101509.html.

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N.C. ag exports top $3 billion for first time

North Carolina exported $3.1 billion worth of agricultural products in 2008, a 51 percent increase over the previous year. It is the first time N.C. ag exports have topped the $3 billion mark. Agricultural exports are important to North Carolina‚Äôs economy because they help boost farm prices and income and support more than 24,000 jobs […]

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