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News Roundup: Jan. 6-12

By on January 12, 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. “Former Mebanite envisions community farm,” Burlington Times News: Imagine a sustainable farm that offers programs

News Roundup

News Roundup: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

By on January 6, 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. “NC FSA Director to Leave January 20th,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) For just over three years,

A roundup of disaster assistance that may help farms and agribusinesses affected by Hurricane Matthew

By on November 2, 2016

Farms and agribusinesses affected by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible for assistance from several agencies and organizations. Here is a roundup of programs we are aware of at this time. USDA Disaster Assistance The USDA Farm Service Agency offers disaster

USDA designates 4 more NC counties as primary natural disaster areas because of rain, flooding

By on February 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Alamance, Chatham, Person and Rockingham counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began July 13, 2015. Farmers and ranchers in the following counties

USDA designates 5 NC counties as primary natural disaster areas because of excessive rain since Oct. 27

By on December 17, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Granville, Greene, Lee, Montgomery and Moore counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began Oct. 27, 2015. Farmers and ranchers in the following

USDA designates 11 more NC counties as primary natural disaster areas

By on November 5, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 11 more North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Sept. 22, 2015, through Oct. 4, 2015. Those counties are:

USDA designates 19 NC counties as primary natural disaster areas

By on October 22, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 19 counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Sept. 22, 2015, through Oct. 4, 2015. Those counties are:

Dairy producers invited to meeting about federal Margin Protection Program

By on September 24, 2014

North Carolina dairy producers are invited to a meeting about the federal Margin Protection Program at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Iredell County Agricultural Resource Center in Statesville. Registration deadline is Sept. 26. The USDA Farm Service Agency is

USDA designates 13 N.C. counties as primary natural disaster areas

By on September 18, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 13 counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began May 1 and continues. Those counties are: Avery Brunswick Buncombe