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News Roundup: Aug. 4-10

By on August 10, 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. “Best farmers’ markets in America,”  MSN: The State Farmers Market in Raleigh and the Piedmont

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 10-16

By on March 16, 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. “NC Farm Bureau director says NC is no longer Mayberry,” Salisbury Post: As of July

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News Roundup: July 3-10

By on July 10, 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. “Farm use of drones

News Roundup: May 5-11

By on May 11, 2012

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. “Farmers markets getting money

Today’s Topic: Century Farm Program

By on September 20, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda talk about the Century Farm Program, which recognizes North Carolina farms that have been in the

Century Farms Program celebrates 100 years of continuous family ownership

By on December 30, 2009

In 2010, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Century Farm Program will celebrate its 40th year — a milestone, but one significantly shorter than the program’s focus. The Century Farm Program started in 1970 at the N.C. State Fair