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News Roundup: April 9-15

By on April 15, 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. “When hives don’t thrive, pollinators needed,” Hendersonville Times-News: At Gary Steiner’s home on Newmann Road

Senate Super Sippers best House All Stars in N.C. dairy chugging contest

By on June 17, 2015

  A big crowd formed to watch the 16th annual N.C. Dairy Chugging Contest held at the Legislative Building in Raleigh. The Senate Super Sippers, represented by Sen. Mike Woodard and interns from Sen. Andrew Brock and Sen. Ralph Hise’s

Flavor, NC: Mapleview Farm

By on November 20, 2014

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight episode six from the first season, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights Maple View Farm and Panciuto Restaurant

News Roundup: June 21-27

By on June 27, 2014

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. “NC Ag Officials In

2014 Legislative Milk-Chugging Contest

By on June 3, 2014

The 15th annual legislative milk-chugging contest took place today at noon as part of Livestock Legislative Day.  The “Senate Super Sippers” and the “House All Stars” competed to see who could chug six pints of milk the fastest through a

June is N.C. Dairy Month

By on June 10, 2013

June is National Dairy month. North Carolina has a thriving dairy industry that is growing with value-added processors, such as cheese and ice cream. Here’s a look at the latest numbers and facts about our state’s dairy industry: There are

News Roundup: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

By on January 4, 2013

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. “Local chefs open shops

Today’s Topic: The holidays and the year ahead

By on December 21, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with  Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is one of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s favorite holidays. And this week, he and Rhonda talk about the many North Carolina

Agriculture and social media: Q&A with Matt Lange

By on April 12, 2010

The North Carolina Association for Dairy Stabilization and Growth Inc., better known as Dairy Advantage, is leading the way for enhancements to the dairy industry in North Carolina. Facebook is one of the tools Dairy Advantage uses to connect with dairy