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News Roundup: May 13-19

By on May 19, 2017

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. “Can ag’s big data solve Carolina production problems on a bigger scale?” Southeast Farm Press:

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News Roundup: April 29 – May 5

By on May 5, 2017

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. “Pork industry favors incentives for river protection,” The News & Observer: Keeping pollution out of

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News Roundup: April 8-14

By on April 14, 2017

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. “March freeze legacy: Triangle strawberry shortage,” The News & Observer: In a strawberry season unlike

October: What’s happening on the farm?

By on October 13, 2014

Farms are places of year-round activity. There is almost always something going on, regardless of the season. Each month we highlight one of our research stations and the work taking place on the farm during that month as well as

News Roundup: Dec. 3-9

By on December 9, 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. “O, fresh Christmas tree,”

N.C. corn growers approve assessment to support research, marketing

By on March 3, 2011

North Carolina corn growers voted last month to continue the check-off program that supports research and marketing efforts for their crop. Eighty-eight percent of voting growers approved the measure, which will continue an assessment of 3/4 cent per bushel of

Fresh North Carolina strawberries in November?

By on April 14, 2009

If there is a fruit that seems to kick off spring, it’s strawberries. Appearing quickly and making a short, tantalizing run in production, strawberries herald the colorful and tasty buffet that is to follow — peaches, watermelon, tomatoes, etc. Luckily,