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Think and Do: A motto for school and farming

By on August 7, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Collin Blalock, of Collin’s Produce, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year on our

Today’s Topic: Preparing your farm for hurricanes, severe weather.

By on July 28, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Tropics have been active in recent weeks, with tropical storms developing and moving through the Caribbean and Gulf. It is a

Mushrooms: A cool symbol of hope

By on July 24, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Laura and Ches Stewart, of Haw River Mushrooms, are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire

All American Bee Company is generating all the buzz

By on June 19, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Will Johnson, of All American Bee Company, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year

Leaping into lavender: Two farmers who dove head first into following their dream

By on June 5, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Robert and Karen Macdonald, of Lavender Oaks Farm, are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire

A sweet family tradition that stuck for over 75 years

By on May 29, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Audra and Rick Ellis, of Ellis Farms, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 22-28

By on July 28, 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. “Bradley Johnston brings boutique dairy farming to Mills River,” Mountain Xpress: If you’re in Mills River

Ag & Social Media: Getting the word out, whatever it takes #felfie

By on January 23, 2014

A new word recently jumped into our vocabulary, felfie. A felfie is a self-portrait taken on a farm. There were several articles on this new phenomenon (see links at the bottom of this post). But I think The Guardian summed

News Roundup: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

By on November 2, 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. “Deadline near for North

News Roundup: July 10-16

By on July 16, 2010

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. swine farms not making