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Today’s Topic: Agritourism activities are springing up all across the state. (Pun intended.)

By on April 2, 2019

It doesn’t take much encouragement to want to be outside enjoying the warm spring weather. Farms with agritourism activities have been busy making plans for guests this spring.  You can find activities across the state from pick-your-own strawberry fields and

Live Easter pets require long-term commitments

By on March 28, 2018

Baby chicks, ducks and rabbits sure are cute, but they come with responsibility, too. This weekend, consider the long-term commitment they require before buying them for Easter baskets. Last year, more than 500 rabbits and 300 chickens were turned over

Recipe: Naturally dyed Easter eggs

By on April 13, 2017

Decorating and hunting for eggs has long been a part of Easter traditions. Many families, like mine, mostly would pick up plastic eggs at the store and fill with candy, stickers or quarters. This year, I tried the old-fashioned approach

Choose chocolate animals for Easter baskets, not live ones

By on April 16, 2014

 Related: Easter pets are a long-term (but rewarding) commitment

News Roundup: March 24-30

By on March 30, 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. “Latest buzz on bee