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News Roundup: June 30 – July 6

By on July 6, 2018

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. “A Jewish Dietician Walks onto a Pig Farm…”  Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Leia Flure is a

Recipe: May is NC Beef Month

By on May 10, 2018

Steaks on the grill, beef stew, burgers, pot roast… There are hundreds of ways to celebrate May as N.C. Beef Month.  In North Carolina, there are more than 830,000 cattle, which provide us with a variety of food, leather and

Recipe: Celebrating chicken

By on September 21, 2017

September is National Chicken Month. North Carolina ranks 3rd nationally in broilers, contributing nearly $3.5 billion of total farming cash receipts. According to the N.C. Poultry Federation, the poultry industry’s economic impact for NC is $36.6 billion.  More than 5,700

News Roundup

News Roundup: Aug. 19-25

By on August 25, 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. “Western North Carolina blogger tour connects farm to grocery store,” Fresh Plaza: The N.C. Department

Recipe: Got to Be NC Festival

By on May 18, 2017

This weekend the Got to Be NC Festival is being held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This event is a family-friendly celebration of agriculture, food and fun. The festival offers something for everyone, including farm animals, antique tractors,

Recipes: Celebrating NC-raised beef

By on May 4, 2017

May is National and North Carolina Beef Month and a great time to find fresh N.C. beef from your local farmers market or grocery store. With more than 1,000 registered meat handlers in North Carolina, finding fresh and local meat

Attention bloggers: N.C. sweet potato recipe contest

By on March 17, 2009

The N.C. Sweet Potato Commission is hosting a fun contest for bloggers through Tuesday, March 31. If you’re 18 years or older and have a blog, create an original recipe using sweet potatoes as the key ingredient, and post the