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Christmas with the Clawson Family

By on December 4, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Joey Clawson, of Clawson’s Choose & Cut Tree Farm, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December

Shop local and online with foodie holiday boxes that support woman-owned businesses

By on November 16, 2020

The Christmas season is shaping up to look a little different as many consumer are expected to shop more online. It has also led many North Carolina-based companies to pivot when it comes to planning for holiday sales. WE Power

Red, white, pink and more! N.C. State Poinsettia trials bring new varieties and color.

By on December 23, 2019

Poinsettias are a popular flower, especially during the holidays. Earlier this month, North Carolina State University hosted its annual poinsettia trials, co-sponsored by the N.C. Commercial Flower Growers Association. Each year, multiple private industry breeders come together to see who

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Today’s Topic: Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.

By on December 19, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food

Today’s Topic: North Carolina specialty food products perfect for holiday gifts

By on December 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As consumers are focusing in on finding the perfect holiday gifts, a big push continues on the shop local movement. Wedged between

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News Roundup: Dec. 16-22

By on December 22, 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. “Thieves fooled by hemp in farmer’s field,” Southeast Farm Press: Back in September, industrial hemp

Recipe: Eggnog for all ages

By on December 21, 2017

Eggnog is a seasonal treat that’s readily available at the grocery store this time of year. And whether you prefer you eggnog with a sprinkle of nutmeg, topped with whipped cream or even added to coffee, the taste and the

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 23-Dec. 1

By on December 1, 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. “A Sweet Potato Tale,” UNC-TV: (Video) Find out how North Carolina became a sweet potato-producing

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: WRAL holiday favorites

By on December 1, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month’s recipes are a collection of favorite holiday dishes from WRAL reporters and anchors. Check out Mikaya’s Mom’s Famous seven-layer

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Today’s Topic: Agritourism farms offer fun holiday activities

By on November 21, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A lot of families will be traveling and getting together for Thanksgiving this week. In fact, it is recognized as the holiday