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Department aid helps restore ponds, protect watersheds

By on July 1, 2021

When Hurricane Matthew swept through eastern North Carolina in October of 2016, Russell Thompson’s dream of leaving a good piece of property to his son was put in jeopardy. While most of his land survived the flooding rain without too

NCDA&CS aid helps Jacksonville improve water quality after Hurricane damage

By on June 17, 2021

This summer, Jacksonville city leaders hope to wrap up work on a major hurricane recovery project that was made possible with financial assistance from NCDA&CS. The project covers twelve sites throughout Jacksonville where Hurricane Florence left damage and debris behind.

NCDA helps Coharie Tribe revive river, reduce flooding

By on December 14, 2020

“I saw something in his eyes that longed for the river to be healthy and be important to people again.” That’s how Greg Jacobs describes part of a conversation he had with a Coharie Tribe member several years ago regarding

Department funding helps save N.C. town’s economy

By on August 10, 2020

Funding from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is helping protect about $12.7 million of property and business in one eastern North Carolina town. That estimate comes from the town of Oriental in Pamlico County. The project

News Roundup: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

By on September 2, 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. “N.C. damage estimates from