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Drones will help NCDA&CS investigate damage to crops

By on April 15, 2021

On a recent spring day, the buzz of drones filled the air over one of N.C. State University’s field labs about five miles south of campus. Beside the big open fields, stood staff from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and

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News Roundup: June 16 – 22

By on June 22, 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. “MO mayor blasts Farm Bill protest before legislature,” Mount Olive Tribune: The N.C. Farm Act

NCDA&CS licenses first drone for pesticide application

By on October 2, 2017

Advances in agriculture happen all the time. Inspectors with our Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division saw this advancement firsthand last week, as they licensed the first drone in North Carolina for pesticide application. “The technology is here for this

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News Roundup: July 2-8

By on July 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. “Senate backs bill to backs bill to label genetically modified food,” Charlotte Observer: Food packages nationwide

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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

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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

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News Roundup: June 20-26

By on June 26, 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. “NC suspends bird shows

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News Roundup: March 14-20

By on March 20, 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. “North Carolina in need

News Roundup: Nov. 22-26

By on November 28, 2014

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. “State aims to get

News Roundup: Nov. 15-21

By on November 21, 2014

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.  “FDA Holds Listening Session