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Top reasons to visit an agritourism farm

By on May 5, 2016

Family-friendly, farm experience and spending time outside. These are the top reasons visitors to agritourism farms give when asked about their visit. “Agritourism farms are unique destinations,” said Annie Baggett, agritourism marketing specialist for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 23-29

By on April 29, 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. “Area farmers report a bumper crop,” Burlington Times-News: A mild winter has made strawberries ripe for

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 12-18

By on March 18, 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. “Police urge you to keep an eye out for farmers on the roads,” WNCT: The Jones

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

By on February 5, 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. “Our Coast’s Food: Keeping It Local,” Coastal Review: “Easy beast,” I said to chef Kyle

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 23-29

By on January 29, 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. “Johnston Co. May Have Competition On Proposed CSX Project,” Time Warner Cable News: “At the end

News Roundup

News Roundup: June 27 – July 2

By on July 3, 2015

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. “Sally Elliott: Cultivating a

SNAP-payment workshops planned for farmers, farmers markets

By on April 17, 2015

Three upcoming workshops will help local farmers and farmers markets learn more about MarketLink, a product from the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. The system allows farmers to accept debit and credit card payments from customers enrolled in

News Roundup: March 23-29

By on March 29, 2013

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. “Chinese-owned lumber company expanding

News Roundup: Sept. 1-7

By on September 7, 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. “Farmers struggle to find

Today’s Topic: Hurricane season

By on May 29, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Even though two named tropical storms have already formed, the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Friday. Farmers need to be