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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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News Roundup: Jan. 20-26

News Roundup: Jan. 20-26

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. “10 factors that will shape rural communities,” Southeast Farm Press: Expect strong U.S. consumer confidence, an expanding global economy and persistent economic recovery in many rural areas, but temper that optimism […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 6-12

News Roundup: Jan. 6-12

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. “Former Mebanite envisions community farm,” Burlington Times News: Imagine a sustainable farm that offers programs for veterans, the homeless and felons, classes on agriculture, cheesemaking, canning, animal care, and an […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 16-22

News Roundup: Dec. 16-22

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. “Thieves fooled by hemp in farmer’s field,” Southeast Farm Press: Back in September, industrial hemp made the news in eastern North Carolina when five Edgecombe County men were arrested for […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 23-Dec. 1

News Roundup: Nov. 23-Dec. 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. “A Sweet Potato Tale,” UNC-TV: (Video) Find out how North Carolina became a sweet potato-producing powerhouse. Producer Frank Graff follows sweet potatoes from farms in North Carolina to restaurants in […]

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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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News Roundup: Aug. 5-11

News Roundup: Aug. 5-11

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. “Will dicamba technology remain available in Southeast?” Southeast Farm Press: Despite all the issues of dicamba drift that have plagued the Mid-South this year, Alan York hopes the new technology […]

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News Roundup: July 29-Aug. 4

News Roundup: July 29-Aug. 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. “Her goal is to connect farmers, food businesses to people with money to lend,” The News & Observer: As a child, Carol Peppe Hewitt often traveled with her father, a […]

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News Roundup: July 15-21

News Roundup: July 15-21

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. “In Orange County, a millennial farm boy follows in his father’s footsteps.” Durham Herald-Sun: “Hello?” Jonah Sykes said, answering his cellphone on Wednesday. “Yeah. mmhm, yeah. I’d like to talk. […]

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News Roundup: July 8-14

News Roundup: July 8-14

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. “Wayne E. Bailey at the top of its game with Petitelings,” The Produce News: Always at the top of his game, George Wooten, president of Wayne E. Bailey in Chadbourn, NC, […]

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News Roundup: July 1-7

News Roundup: July 1-7

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. “Dicamba drift complaints popping up in North Carolina now,” Southeast Farm Press: Complaints of dicamba drift are popping up across North Carolina. “We began hearing of off-target incidents last week. […]

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