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Mayberry Spirits enjoys success in America’s quintessential hometown

By on October 28, 2020

[This article is the second in a series about North Carolina distilleries in honor of N.C. Spirits Month, which was first proclaimed in 2017. Each article is part of a “spooky spirits” theme ahead of Halloween.] Not many people can

Mitchell County Century Farm known for its molasses

By on October 21, 2020

In 1796, Hugh Harrell planted the roots of a family farm in Bakersville that would grow with love over the centuries. Harrell Hill Farms has produced a variety of products throughout time, but the family has always valued education and

A sweet family tradition that stuck for over 75 years

By on May 29, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Audra and Rick Ellis, of Ellis Farms, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year

News Roundup: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

By on October 2, 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. “Pork industry wants Duke to use NC swine waste at plants,” Greensboro News & Record:

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News Roundup: March 7-13

By on March 13, 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. “Winter Season Impact On

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News Roundup: Feb. 28 – March 6

By on March 6, 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. “Sorghum: ‘Hidden gem’ for

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News Roundup: Feb. 7-13

By on February 13, 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.  “Plant-grafting business breaks ground

News Roundup: Nov. 28 – Dec. 6

By on December 6, 2013

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. “U.S. farm bill has

News Roundup: Nov. 10-16

By on November 16, 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. “Frugal feast: How to

Lots of farm activity in Harnett County

By on July 25, 2011

A recent visit to Harnett County turned up a lot of farm activity, from harvesting tobacco and irrigating crops to spraying peanuts. As is often the case in the middle of summer, some fields looked better than others and some crops were