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News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

By on August 26, 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. “Demand high for southern sweet potatoes,” The Packer: As national demand for sweet potatoes continues

Three NC counties eligible for USDA loans because of Tennessee disaster declaration

By on September 26, 2014

Farmers and ranchers in Haywood, Madison and Swain counties qualify for federal natural disaster assistance because the counties are contiguous to areas of Tennessee that the USDA has designated as primary natural disaster areas. The agency issued three separate designations

News Roundup: Dec. 25-31

By on December 31, 2010

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. “Counting calories will soon

Agricultural exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History

By on March 30, 2009

As Commissioner Troxler will be quick to remind you, North Carolina lost more than 1,000 farms and 600,000 acres of farmland between 2002 and 2007. We’re working hard to reverse those numbers, and the N.C. Museum of History and Asheville