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News Roundup: Sept. 9-15

By on September 15, 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. “Irma Could Devastate Expected Record Peanut Crop,” Southeast Farm Press: At this year’s field day

Community events bring crowds to NC farmers markets

By on August 7, 2017

National Farmers Market Week is Aug. 6-12. North Carolina has numerous reasons to celebrate this event because our state’s farmers markets provide residents with fresh, healthy food and support the efforts of local farmers. According to the U.S. Department of

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Today’s Topic: Farmers markets hitting peak season

By on August 1, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” National Farmers Market Week is Aug. 6-12, but there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the state’s farmers markets year-round. The NCDA&CS

WNC Farmers Market serves as a popular stop for travelers

By on May 10, 2017

This week is National Travel and Tourism Week and the perfect time to highlight a popular travel stop for buses coming from or headed to Nashville, Knoxville, Atlanta and other states. If you have taken a bus trip that travels through

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News Roundup: April 15-21

By on April 21, 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. “One of farming’s tragic truths gets national news coverage,” Southeast Farm Press: Farming is more

Recipe: Strawberry Upside Down Cake

By on April 20, 2017

Have you heard the good news? Strawberry growers are expecting a strong second wave of the crop, which should hopefully be ready for picking and last through the end of May. Farmers markets and roadside stands should have plenty of

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News Roundup: Jan. 7-13

By on January 13, 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 nears finalizing rules regarding the growing of hemp,” WNCN: (Video) North Carolina is weeks away

Got to Be NC recipes: Texas Pete Roasted Corn and Poblano Salad

By on August 18, 2016

Where can you find Platinum Lady, Silver Queen, Bodacious and Dazzle? If you live in North Carolina, check out your farmers market. There are still several varieties of late-season corn for sale. Grilled, baked, buttered or canned for later use, corn is versatile.

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News Roundup: Aug. 6-12

By on August 12, 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. “North Carolina corn farmers have never seen a crop like this,” Southeast Farm Press: As

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Today’s Topic: National Farmers Market Week

By on August 9, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s National Farmers Market Week, which runs through Saturday. Commissioner Troxler says farmers markets are a great place to find the freshest seasonal