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News Roundup: April 14-20

News Roundup: April 14-20

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. “CONAWAY HOPEFUL HOUSE WILL CONSIDER FARM BILL IN MAY,”  Southern Farm Network: House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway is hopeful the U.S. House will consider the 2018 farm bill next month, […]

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Recipe: Sausage Sliders

Recipe: Sausage Sliders

Charlotte-based food blogger Heidi Billotto has launched a series of blog posts about the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market. In this month’s blog she explores delicious local pork options found at the market. “The state of North Carolina is one of the nation’s leading pork producers so its no wonder so many farmers who sell meat […]

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News Roundup: April 7- 13

News Roundup: April 7- 13

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. “What satellites can’t see,”  Southeast Farm Press: For decades, government satellites have been taking detailed photographs of crops around the world that are now being tapped by traders like Cargill Inc. […]

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News Roundup: March 30 – April 6

News Roundup: March 30 – April 6

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. “Potential tobacco tariffs terrify NC farmers,” CBS17: Talk of tobacco tariffs are terrifying to farmers, especially exporters from North Carolina. John Weaver said 70 percent of the tobacco he grows in Johnston […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

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. “A TEN-YEAR LOOK AHEAD FOR AG PRICES, INCOME, AND EXPORTS,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) What’s in store for U.S. farmers over the next decade? Agriculture Department analysts have released their […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 10-16

News Roundup: Feb. 10-16

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. “EPA extends comment period on neonicotinoids,” Southeast Farm Press: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is extending the public comment period for neonicotinoid insecticide risk assessments from Feb. 20, 2018, to […]

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Recipe: Pork favorites from NC Food Bloggers

Recipe: Pork favorites from NC Food Bloggers

Last month, a handful of N.C. food bloggers  celebrated “Pork-tober,” also known as National Pork Month, by highlighting farmers, farmers markets and recipes featuring pork. The results? Delicious. Our state ranks second nationally in pork production. Duplin, Sampson, Bladen and Wayne counties are our top hog-producing counties. Hogs accounted for almost $2.3 billion in cash […]

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Recipe: Apple Stuffed Pork Loin and Maple Dough Balls

October is National Pork Month, which makes it a great time to celebrate the pork industry in North Carolina. Our state ranks second nationally in pork production. Duplin, Sampson, Bladen and Wayne counties are our top hog-producing counties. This week at the N.C. State Fair, the N.C. Pork Council sponsored the Tar Heel Pork Challenge. […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 19-25

News Roundup: Aug. 19-25

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. “Western North Carolina blogger tour connects farm to grocery store,” Fresh Plaza: The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services partnered with Ingles Markets to make the connection from farm […]

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Tar Heel Kitchen: Sausage Stroganoff

Tar Heel Kitchen: Sausage Stroganoff

Since 1926, the Agricultural Review has been a free newspaper published by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. For many years, The Tar Heel Kitchen was a featured column written by the department’s marketing home economist. These recipes tended to be seasonal with just a handful of ingredients. We thought these recipes needed […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Grafting operation called ‘a day to remember’ in farm economy,” Hendersonville Lightning: A global partnership’s decision to locate a […]

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Today’s Topic: Shuanghui completes purchase of Smithfield Foods

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” In late September, Shuanghui International completed its purchase of Smithfield Foods. Last week, Commissioner Troxler attended a meeting with Shuanghui officials during their visit to North Carolina. Commissioner Troxler says he is encouraged by what he has […]

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