News Roundup: June 5-11

By on June 11, 2010

News Roundup logoEach 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 each paper’s full story.

  • USDA says new crop insurance plan will save $6B,” News & Observer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the final draft of a new crop insurance plan Thursday that it said will save the federal government about $6 billion over 10 years. …
  • Soil testing helps landscapes live longer,” Asheville Citizen-Times: North Carolina residents have access to free soil testing through the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division. The Division has 13 regional agronomists who can make on site visits, evaluate suspected nutrient problems, and give advice on sampling, liming and fertilization. …
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