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News Roundup: May 28 – June 1

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. “Flooded Asheville-area farmers: “A lot of money just flushed away,”Asheville Citizen-Times: Randy Edmundson of Edmundson Produce Farm figures he’s only seen Shaws Creek jump its banks 10 times in close to […]

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News Roundup: April 5 – 10

News Roundup: April 5 – 10

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. “STUDY: U.S. FARMLAND SHRINKING,” Southern Farm Network: A report from American Farmland Trust released Wednesday finds that between 1992 and 2012, almost 31 million acres of farmland were lost, equal to […]

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News Roundup: April 28 – May 4

News Roundup: April 28 – May 4

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. “PRUITT APPLAUDS INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION,” Southern Farm Network: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the cooperation between federal agencies is something that is friendly and ongoing in the Trump Administration. He also stated […]

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News Roundup: April 21 – 27

News Roundup: April 21 – 27

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. “Jury awards hog farm neighbors $50 million,” The News & Observer: A North Carolina jury awarded $50 million to neighbors of a 15,000-hog farm in Eastern North Carolina in a […]

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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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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: March 24-29

News Roundup: March 24-29

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. “NC’s rural-urban divide reveals ‘classic tale of two Carolinas’ at N&O forum,” News & Observer: By many accounts, North Carolina is a prospering state. It’s been in the running for an […]

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News Roundup: March 17-23

News Roundup: March 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. “NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health,” NC State CALS News: With a grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research’s Pollinator Health Fund, NC State University scientist […]

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News Roundup: March 3 – 9

News Roundup: March 3 – 9

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. “NORTH CAROLINA THE “HEMP EPICENTER”; JIM DUNPHY HONORED,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Spring Hope-based Hemp, Inc. says the company is set to grow up to 25,000 acres of industrial hemp this […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 24 – March 2

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. “Wheat growers respond to Trump’s tariffs,” Southeast Farm Press: U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers concerned about risks of retaliation. If the United States is taken […]

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