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News Roundup

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

News Roundup

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.

News Roundup

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

Today's Topic

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

Got to Be NC Recipes: Blueberry Fruit Cobbler

By on June 9, 2016

It’s June and we have the blues – the blueberries. North Carolina ranks seventh nationally and produces more than 48.8 million pounds of the small, round berries annually. This month the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 30 – May 6

By on May 6, 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. “Land Trusts: Sustaining the Farms that Feed NC,” Public News Service: Farmers’ markets are in full

Produce scales part of seasonal inspections by Standards employees

By on May 2, 2016

It’s the time of year when things get a lot more colorful — and delicious. May is the month that many seasonal farmers markets and roadside stands begin to open around the state. It’s also the time that NCDA&CS Standards

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 27-March 4

By on March 4, 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. “Mount Airy’s Nester Hosiery finds success with Farm to Feet brand,” Winston-Salem Journal: Officials with