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News Roundup: Jan. 7-13

By on January 13, 2017

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 nears finalizing rules regarding the growing of hemp,” WNCN: (Video) North Carolina is weeks away

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News Roundup: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

By on January 6, 2017

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 FSA Director to Leave January 20th,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) For just over three years,

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News Roundup: Dec. 23-30

By on December 30, 2016

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. “Waldenomics: NC growth to continue in 2017,” The News & Observer: N.C. State University economist Michael

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News Roundup: Dec. 17-22

By on December 23, 2016

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. Holiday note: State government offices are closed Dec. 23-27 for the Christmas holiday. We will

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News Roundup: Dec. 10-16

By on December 16, 2016

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. “McCrory signs $200M disaster recovery bill,” WRAL: Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday signed a $200

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News Roundup: Dec. 3-9

By on December 9, 2016

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. “State laws impede craft beverages,” Carolina Journal: North Carolina’s craft brewers want a fair system.

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News Roundup: Nov. 19-25

By on November 25, 2016

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. “Christmas tree harvest not affected by drought, experts say,” Watauga Democrat: In the coming days

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News Roundup: Nov. 12-18

By on November 18, 2016

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. “Popcorn passion: Yadkinville farm is only grower on East Coast,” Winston-Salem Journal: Shallowford Farms Popcorn

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News Roundup: Nov. 5-11

By on November 11, 2016

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. “Myths and facts about U.S. hemp farming today,” Southeast Farm Press: Commercial hemp production faded,

Wildfire smoke and fire retardants can impact health of livestock

By on November 11, 2016

Following is an article by one of our agricultural partners, Dr. Matt Poore of N.C. Cooperative Extension. Wildfires are burning across Western North Carolina and livestock producers are questioning if the associated smoke and fire retardants will impact the health