Surry County

Surry County Century Farm attracts a crowd each summer

Since the late 1700s, the Key family has reaped the benefits of the same land in Surry county, whether that be through farming or other business ventures. Following the Revolutionary War, Martin Rice Key moved from Virginia to North Carolina, settling on what would be the family’s land for centuries. At one point, the family’s […]

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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. “Remember When: Tobacco market, Halloween and elections make news,” Greensboro News and Record: 75 YEARS AGO – From the […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agriculture 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. “State stops trucks on I-77 to check for fire ants,” Winston-Salem Journal:  The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer […]

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