News Roundup: September 11-17

By on September 17, 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 the full story.

  • Building a better berry,” Salisbury Post: N.C. State University agricultural researchers and Johnson & Wales University culinary professionals and students are working together in a first-of-its-kind program: breeding a better North Carolina strawberry. …
  • Prepare seeds today for bumper crop next season,” Hendersonville Times-News: As autumn approaches, many gardeners and farmers have slowed down and are able to reflect on their favorite vegetables of the season. Many are planning for next season’s bounty. …
  • Sun expected to smile on Mountain State Fair,” Hendersonville Times News: The 2010 WNC Mountain State Fair is looking to bounce back this year in attendance and revenue after five days of rain put a damper on the 2009 event, fair officials said. …
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  1. Mary
    September 23, 2010

    Are there any AVA in NC?

  2. Jen Nixon
    September 23, 2010

    Yes, there are three American Viticultural Areas in North Carolina: The Haw River Valley, the Yadkin Valley and Swan Creek AVAs.