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News Roundup: April 5 – 10

By on May 11, 2018

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. “STUDY: U.S. FARMLAND SHRINKING,” Southern Farm Network: A report from American Farmland Trust released Wednesday finds

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Rounding up a few favorite beef recipes

By on July 6, 2017

    WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. Below, Brian and Lisa feature recipes with beef as a main ingredient. With 1,000 registered meat handlers in the

Getting in shape with N.C. fruits and vegetables

By on July 19, 2010

The USDA recommends that each person consume one to three cups of vegetables and one to two cups of fruits on a daily basis. Sometimes it may seem difficult to eat your daily quota, but the abundance and variety of fresh N.C. fruits

N.C. strawberries go to school

By on June 2, 2010

The N.C. Farm to School program is one way the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services promotes the health benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables to children. The program is a combined effort between the department’s Food Distribution and