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News Roundup

News Roundup: March 24-29

By on March 30, 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. “NC’s rural-urban divide reveals ‘classic tale of two Carolinas’ at N&O forum,” News & Observer:

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News Roundup: March 18 – 24

By on March 24, 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. “Cold temperatures threaten early strawberry crop,” WWAY-TV: With the usually warm weather we’ve seen this

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 26 – April 1

By on April 1, 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. “Agribusiness still No. 1 in Robeson County,” Fayetteville Observer: A drive down the back roads

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News Roundup: March 19-24

By on March 25, 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. “Richmond County farmers, firemen train for ag trauma,” Richmond County Daily Journal: Farming can be

Celebrating small farms

By on March 21, 2016

For 30 years, N.C. A & T State University has celebrated Small Farms Week. This year’s theme is “Our Pride, Our Future: North Carolina Small Farmers.” Small farms, are indeed, our pride. About 87 percent of the farms in North

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News Roundup: March 21-27

By on March 27, 2015

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. “Strawberries, Greenhouse Tomatoes Delayed

News Roundup: March 15-21

By on March 21, 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. “Hog virus outbreak stirs

It’s Small Farms Week

By on March 24, 2013

This week, the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University celebrates its 27th annual Small Farms Week. The official kickoff event takes place Monday in Bladen County. Other events are scheduled throughout the week in Greensboro, including a resource

N.C. A&T honors Orange County prawn producer as Small Farmer of the Year

By on March 30, 2010

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting Joe Thompson, who went from growing tobacco to growing freshwater prawns on his farm in northern Orange County.  Thompson was honored March 24 with the 2010 Gilmer L. and Clara Y. Dudley