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News Roundup: Oct. 22-28

By on October 28, 2016

Each week 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. This week’s roundup focuses mostly on the impact of Hurricane Matthew on North

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News Roundup: Oct: 15-21

By on October 21, 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. Following is a selection of stories related to Hurricane Matthew and the start of the

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News Roundup: Oct. 8-14

By on October 14, 2016

Each week 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 farms engulfed by Matthew’s wake,” Politico: Conflicting reports emerged Wednesday of hog

Hurricane Matthew: What does flooding mean for N.C.’s forests?

By on October 12, 2016

Hurricane Matthew dealt a record-breaking punch to North Carolina this past weekend. Waters continue to rise in parts of Eastern North Carolina, breaking flooding records and causing road closures and property damage. To many who were here then, the ongoing

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News Roundup: Sept. 24-30

By on September 30, 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. “NC Ag Commissioner Tells WHKP News That More Improvements, Parking and Resurfacing Are Coming to

USDA designates 4 more NC counties as primary natural disaster areas because of rain, flooding

By on February 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Alamance, Chatham, Person and Rockingham counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began July 13, 2015. Farmers and ranchers in the following counties

USDA designates 5 NC counties as primary natural disaster areas because of excessive rain since Oct. 27

By on December 17, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Granville, Greene, Lee, Montgomery and Moore counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began Oct. 27, 2015. Farmers and ranchers in the following

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News Roundup: Nov. 7-13

By on November 13, 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. “Aquaponics gaining interest in our state,” Salisbury Post: Last week, I said that I would

Jones and Onslow counties get USDA disaster designation

By on October 3, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Jones and Onslow counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began July 3 and continues. Farmers and ranchers in Carteret, Craven, Duplin,

USDA designates 13 N.C. counties as primary natural disaster areas

By on September 18, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 13 counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that began May 1 and continues. Those counties are: Avery Brunswick Buncombe