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 Soybean Surge Makes Trump’s Trade War Look Deceptively Good,” WRAL: President Donald Trump’s trade war is expected to temporarily bolster U.S. economic growth, in part because Beijing tried to […]
News Roundup: June 30 – July 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. “A Jewish Dietician Walks onto a Pig Farm…” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Leia Flure is a registered dietician and blogger who participated in a recent blogger’s tour to a North Carolina […]
Flavor, NC: Brinkley Farms
Twice a month we take a look at the local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight episode eight from the first season, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights the Brinkley Farms in Creedmoor and Nana’s Restaurant in Durham. Located in Creedmoor, where Durham, Wake and […]
Photos from the Field: Cornbread Week
While field corn is produced primarily for animal feed and industrial uses such as ethanol and cooking oil, sweet corn is produced for human consumption. One favorite end result is corn bread, celebrated above. North Carolina ranks 11th in the nation in production of sweet corn.