Tar Heel Kitchen: Brown Sugar Pound Cake

By on February 9, 2017

Since 1926, the Agricultural Review has been a free newspaper published by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. For many years, The Tar Heel Kitchen was a featured column written by the department’s marketing home economist. These recipes

It’s Pruning Time!

By on February 8, 2017

Trees may be leaf-less, but don’t let that fool you into thinking they’re management-free at this time of the year. In fact, for most trees, now is the time to get them into tip-top shape… literally. Shaping, thinning and removing

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: State of Agriculture Address

By on February 7, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler gave his State of Agriculture address last week at the annual Ag Development Forum during the Southern

Wake County farm is older than the Declaration of Independence

By on February 6, 2017

Not too many families can claim that their farm has been maintained in their family for more than 100 years. As a matter of fact, in North Carolina, less than 1,900 families are listed in the Century Farm Family Program, which

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

By on February 3, 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. “Daily Ag Summary: Carolina Cotton Growers Coop Named Exporter of the Year,” Southern Farm Network:

Got to be NC: Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

By on February 2, 2017

Krispy Kreme has been getting a lot of attention recently. Last week it was announced that North Carolinians prefer Krispy Kreme to Dunkin Doughnuts according to a recent public policy poll. Which means more of us agree on our favorite

What’s Happening on the Farm: Recovering from Hurricane Matthew at Cherry Research Farm

By on February 1, 2017

Farms are places of year-round activity. There is almost always something going on, regardless of the season. Periodically, we highlight one of our research stations and the work taking place on the farm during that month as well as give a

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Twelfth annual Ag Development Forum is Feb. 2 in Raleigh

By on January 31, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The 2017 Southern Farm Show takes place Feb. 1-3 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, and one of the events that coincides with

Ask a Forest Ranger - Visit the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services displays at the Southern Farm Show

NCDA&CS takes center stage at the Southern Farm Show

By on January 30, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is pleased to present its lineup for the 2017 Southern Farm Show Feb. 1-3. This show is the Southeast’s largest agricultural exposition with more than 400

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 21-27

By on January 27, 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. “Family cattle farm returns to natural approach,” The Robesonian: Eddie Moore calls to his herd