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Recipe: Cantaloupe punch that tastes like August

By on August 16, 2018

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. This week our state took back bragging rights for world’s

Recipe: simple squash and onions

By on August 9, 2018

It’s that time of year when farmers markets and neighbors with abundant gardens are teeming with fresh yellow squash and zucchini. If you are the type that have shied away from squash because your weren’t quite sure how to prepare

Recipe: Crowd pleasing Watermelon Fruit Bowl

By on July 26, 2018

This week the State Farmers Market celebrated Watermelon Day. Watermelons are cool and juicy and perfect for a hot summer day. A watermelon fruit bowl is a great way to serve watermelon, the rind itself serves as the bowl. Good

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Today’s Topic: Farmers markets across the state hitting the peak of season

By on June 20, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” When the weather heats up, consumers will find more and more offerings at their local farmers market. In June and July, markets

News Roundup: Sept. 17-23

By on September 23, 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. “Crop science execs defend mergers; NC Senator cites regulation as driving deals,” WRAL: Top officials for

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry Roundup

By on June 30, 2016

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month Brian and Lisa featured recipes that feature one of North Carolina’s top fruit crops, blueberries. North Carolina is the

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News Roundup: June 18-24

By on June 24, 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. “Troxler: DuPont fees will be instituted if needed,” Hendersonville Times-News: Funding for DuPont State Recreational

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Today’s Topic: Resource Conservation Workshop

By on June 16, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Each year, about 100 students from across North Carolina include the Resource Conservation Workshop in their summer plans. This year’s workshop takes place June 21-26