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Small stands, large impact

By on August 3, 2020

National Farmers’ Market Week takes place Aug. 2-8, 2020.  Farmers’ markets across North Carolina offer communities access to fresh, nutritious food, while also stimulating local economies. National Farmers’ Market Week is a time to celebrate those who produce fresh foods

Sampson County Century Farm prospers under the care of one woman

By on June 29, 2020

Since 1913, the Petersons have been operating their family farm in Sampson County. Carla Peterson and her husband, Chris, currently own the farm, but it was his grandfather who laid the foundation in the early 1900s. Mr. Peterson’s grandfather sold

2020 Graduate Spotlight: Tori and Tripp Johnson

By on May 28, 2020

Like many other students, the Johnson siblings are missing out on important milestones in their lives due to COVID-19. While they may not have been afforded traditional graduation ceremonies, the Johnsons have made the best of their situation. Tori and

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 21 – 27

By on July 27, 2018

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. “Less than a Week Left to Complete Census of Agriculture,” Southern Farm Network: The National Ag

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 23-29

By on September 29, 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. “North Carolina farmers handled dicamba well, but can improve,” Southeast Farm Press: Only 14 official dicamba

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

By on February 3, 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. “Daily Ag Summary: Carolina Cotton Growers Coop Named Exporter of the Year,” Southern Farm Network:

News Roundup

News Roundup: June 4 – 10

By on June 10, 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. “Goat industry growing in Johnston,” News & Observer: Steve Nordan has been raising Boer goats

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 9-15

By on January 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. “State lifts ban after avian flu outbreak last year,” Shelby Star: The suspension of live

News Roundup: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

By on October 5, 2012

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. “Bumper crop of fun

News Roundup: Aug. 18-24

By on August 24, 2012

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. “Mountain State Fair tickets