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Mailbag: Ask a Question Day

By on March 8, 2010

Every day, we receive e-mails through our Web site from people who have questions related to agriculture or services provided by our department. The e-mails are part of our efforts to provide the best customer service to North Carolina residents. Sunday is National Ask

Mailbag: Airport scales inspections

By on December 16, 2009

My friend traveled to Jamaica two weeks ago. Before going to the airport, we weighed her suitcase on two separate scales and they both read 49 lbs. When weighed at the ticket counter she was told that she was 8

Mailbag: Using your county’s Cooperative Extension office

By on June 18, 2009

Our squash are big, dark green plants one day, wilted the second day and dead the next. What is doing this and what can I do to stop it? – TB My family has around 40 acres in Wilkes County.

News Roundup

By on March 13, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agriculture headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “State stops trucks on