ornamental crops

Photos from the Field: Floriculture

Tulips may not be the first crop that comes to mind when you think of N.C. agriculture, but the beautiful flower is part of a significant agricultural sector in our state – floriculture. The sector, consisting of flowers and ornamental plants, contributes more than $207 million to the state’s overall agricultural economy. Flower growers, like the Van Staalduinens, have […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “NCDA&CS launches informational Web site to help pork, poultry farmers who have lost contracts during recession,” Agriscribe blog: The […]

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