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News Roundup: May 6-12

News Roundup: May 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. “New farmers face dwindling land, soaring prices in Triangle,” The News & Observer: Thomas Saile of Raleigh hopes to own a farm one day. Saile has spent time in an […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

News Roundup: Aug. 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. “Demand high for southern sweet potatoes,” The Packer: As national demand for sweet potatoes continues to increase each year, suppliers have prepared to meet this need. George Wooten, president of […]

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News Roundup: July 2-8

News Roundup: July 2-8

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. “Senate backs bill to backs bill to label genetically modified food,” Charlotte Observer: Food packages nationwide would for the first time be required to carry labels listing genetically modified ingredients under […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

News Roundup: Nov. 28-Dec. 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. “Eyes on the future: Saving WNC’s farms,” Mountain Xpress: Robin Reeves is the sixth generation to grow up on her family’s Madison County farm — a lineage that dates back to […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

News Roundup: Nov. 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. “Agricultural-focused startups are blossoming in the Triangle,” News & Observer: North Carolina, and the Triangle in particular, has quietly blossomed into a hotbed of startups that are applying cutting-edge technology […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 24-Oct. 30

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. “How a toxin in beetles is killing N.C. horses,” The Technician: Last month, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture suspected blister beetle poisoning caused the death of five horses in […]

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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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News Roundup: June 27 – July 2

News Roundup: June 27 – July 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Sally Elliott: Cultivating a fertile future for N.C. farmers,” Winston-Salem Journal: Agriculture is still big business for North Carolina, […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 3-9

News Roundup: Jan. 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “US tobacco growers learned some things in 2014,” Southeast Farm Press: The 2014 U.S. tobacco-growing season, which ended emphatically […]

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News Roundup: April 26-May 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “With planting season, slow-moving farm equipment returns to NC roads,” News & Observer: It’s planting season for farmers, and […]

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News Roundup: March 22-28

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. “Russia approves four U.S. cold storage facilities for pork exports,” Meatingplace.com: Russia has approved four U.S. cold storage facilities […]

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News Roundup: March 31-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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “For budding farmer, incubator fosters growth,” News & Observer: More than two decades later, the 31-year-old Rowland is on […]

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