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Social media series introducing a farmer a week wraps up one-year run. More stories to come.

By on March 24, 2021

The department has reached the one-year mark on a social media series introducing followers to North Carolina farmers. It’s been a popular feature so we plan to continue it through July and will then launch a follow-up series introducing people

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News Roundup: July 7 – 13

By on July 13, 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. “A Soybean Surge Makes Trump’s Trade War Look Deceptively Good,” WRAL: President Donald Trump’s trade

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News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

By on December 2, 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. “Family Trees: Selling Christmas trees more of a passion than a business,” Winston-Salem Journal: When Christmas

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News Roundup: May 28 – June 3

By on June 3, 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. “Honeybees pick up ‘astonishing’ number of pesticides via non-crop plants,” Phys.Org: A Purdue University

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News Roundup: July 3-10

By on July 10, 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. “Farm use of drones

News Roundup: May 3-9

By on May 9, 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. “Heavy rains damage Franklin

Ag & Social Media: Getting the word out, whatever it takes #felfie

By on January 23, 2014

A new word recently jumped into our vocabulary, felfie. A felfie is a self-portrait taken on a farm. There were several articles on this new phenomenon (see links at the bottom of this post). But I think The Guardian summed

News Roundup: May 26-June 1

By on June 1, 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. “Editorial – Early arrival

News Roundup: May 21-27

By on May 27, 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. “‘Got to be NC’

News Roundup: Jan. 22-28

By on January 28, 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. “Navy again suspends work