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National Peanut Butter Day

By on January 24, 2019

It’s National Peanut Butter Day and we are going to give you some of our favorite peanut butter recipes for this scrumptious holiday. In honor of the national holiday, here are a few facts: North Carolina ranks 5th in the

News Roundup: Jan. 4-10

By on January 10, 2014

“Peanut prices down, but still a valuable life saver,” Southeast Farm Press: I’m thinking about pent-up power. Why? Because there are a lot of peanuts pent up in the U.S. pipeline today. With two pretty good back-to-back production years —

Photos from the Field: NCDA&CS hosts EPA officials

By on May 7, 2012

Jim Jones, acting assistant administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency, visited with farmers, labor organizations, Cooperative Extension agents and department employees from the Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division last week

Duplin County producer learns peanuts marketed differently in China

By on March 10, 2011

This week, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and representatives from several N.C. commodity groups are visiting Beijing on a trade mission. Andrea Ashby, NCDA&CS assistant director of public affairs, is also in China and will be posting periodic updates of the

Photos from the Field: Chowan County 4-H

By on June 14, 2010

Chowan County, located in the northeast corner of North Carolina, remains an important peanut producer today, with more than 20 million pounds of peanuts produced in 2008. Along with other top counties like Martin, Bertie and Bladen, it contributes to

In the Kitchen with Lisa and Brian: Chocolate-covered Peanuts

By on December 17, 2009

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the