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Creating a beneficial by-product from the damage left behind by Hurricane Florence

By on February 11, 2019

In January FEMA approved $12.6 million to reimburse the state for the innovative poultry disposal methods used below. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services first used this method for bird disposal for Hurricane Matthew in 2016. For Hurricane

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

News Roundup: Nov. 11-18

By on November 18, 2011

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. “Top USDA official discusses

News Roundup: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

By on November 4, 2011

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. “Look, in the old