Agriculture and social media: Q&A with David Smith

North Carolina Farm Bureau has been an advocate for agricultural and rural families for more than 70 years. The organization now serves 500,000 member families throughout the state. Part of N.C. Farm Bureau’s success is how it adapts to change. In this Q&A, we talk to public relations director David Smith about how the bureau has […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Farms find niche, sell directly to consumers,” WRAL: With fewer farms statewide, more farmers are trying to set their […]

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Having fun with hand washing

Who knew our webmaster would make a good hand model or that our network administrator could chop lettuce like a pro? These guys (and a few other NCDA&CS employees) volunteered a little bit of time recently to help make a series of short videos for the Food and Drug Protection Division about food safety. Three […]

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