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News Roundup: March 4-10

By on March 10, 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. “Best wheat crop ever or the one you wish never happened,” Southeast Farm Press: Thanks

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News Roundup: July 9-15

By on July 15, 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. “New program to conserve environment near military installations in the East,” WNCT: (Video) A federal

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry Roundup

By on June 30, 2016

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa featured recipes that feature one of North Carolina’s top fruit crops, blueberries. North Carolina is the

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: Blueberry season

By on June 28, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s shaping up to be a pretty strong blueberry season in North Carolina, which typically begins in mid-May and runs through August.

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News Roundup: June 18-24

By on June 24, 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. “Troxler: DuPont fees will be instituted if needed,” Hendersonville Times-News: Funding for DuPont State Recreational

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News Roundup: June 11 – 17

By on June 17, 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. “History meets youth at NC potato partners Pamlico Shores,” The Produce News: (Video) Dawson Pugh and

Got to Be NC Recipes: Blueberry Fruit Cobbler

By on June 9, 2016

It’s June and we have the blues – the blueberries. North Carolina ranks seventh nationally and produces more than 48.8 million pounds of the small, round berries annually. This month the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

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News Roundup: Jan. 2-8

By on January 8, 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. “Ban on poultry shows, sales lifted,” Jacksonville Daily News: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced today

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Summer harvest favorites

By on July 30, 2015

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa are cooking up a few tasty dishes featuring the bounty of fresh produce available in gardens

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News Roundup: July 11-17

By on July 17, 2015

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. Farm Families: Stand