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North Carolina’s Appalachian High Country AVA becomes fifth in the state

North Carolina’s Appalachian High Country AVA becomes fifth in the state

North Carolina is home to 525 vineyards, more than 180 wineries and five designated American Viticultural Areas. What better way to celebrate Small Business Saturday than to take a trip to a local winery and support an industry that consists almost entirely of small business owners? Wine lovers have something special to celebrate this holiday […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 27- Sept. 2

News Roundup: Aug. 27- Sept. 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. “NC plans $94 million ag lab in Raleigh,” News and Observer: The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services plans to build a $94 million laboratory complex off Edwards Mill […]

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Today’s Topic: September is NC Wine and Grape Month

Today’s Topic: September is NC Wine and Grape Month

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” September is North Carolina Wine and Grape Month, with plenty of opportunities for wine lovers to celebrate the state’s wine and grape industry. Commissioner Troxler says it’s a great time of year to celebrate wine and grapes […]

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News Roundup: July 9-15

News Roundup: July 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. “New program to conserve environment near military installations in the East,” WNCT: (Video) A federal initiative coming to 33 counties in Eastern North Carolina aims to get our many military […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 6-12

News Roundup: Feb. 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. “Our View: If it’s tasty, the Army learns, good food wins converts,” Fayetteville Observer: Like many of us, the Army knows that prodigious consumption of fat-laden fast food can lead […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 5 – 11

News Roundup: Sept. 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. “NC Farmers Prepare For Bird Flu; ASAP Farm Tour Cancelled,” WLOS:  The Appalachian Sustainable Project (ASAP) cancelled its largest event of the year. The fall Farm Tour was called off, […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

News Roundup: Aug. 29 – Sept. 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. “NC wages battle against ginseng poachers ,” Charlotte Observer: North Carolina officials are continuing their fight against repeat poachers as the ginseng harvest season begins. The demand for wild ginseng […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 8-14

News Roundup: Aug. 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. Farm School: Seven-month program helping to produce a new generation of farmers,” Salisbury Post: Rolling pastures, grazing cattle, tobacco […]

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Flavor, NC: Sanctuary Vineyards

Flavor, NC: Sanctuary Vineyards

Each month we take a look at local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight an episode from season 2 and a visit to Jarvisburg on the North Carolina coast. Host Lisa Prince visits Sanctuary Vineyards and BJ’s Carolina Cafe.  “Sun, sand, surf and Chardonnay?” said Lisa. […]

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News Roundup: July 3-10

News Roundup: July 3-10

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions,” Winston-Salem Journal: Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a […]

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News Roundup: June 20-26

News Roundup: June 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC suspends bird shows amid avian flu fears,” Gaston Gazette: The threat of highly pathogenic avian influenza has led […]

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News Roundup: June 13-19

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. “N.C. Wine Summit held in Greensboro,” Greensboro News & Record: On Tuesday, nearly 60 grape growers, winemakers, and industry […]

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