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News Roundup: June 10-16

By on June 16, 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. “Six quick facts about N.C. A&T’s agriculture college,” Greensboro News & Record: (Video) N.C. A&T

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News Roundup: April 29 – May 5

By on May 5, 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. “Pork industry favors incentives for river protection,” The News & Observer: Keeping pollution out of

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What does this week’s rain mean for NC crops?

By on April 26, 2017

Dry conditions across North Carolina appear to have blunted the impact of this week’s heavy rain on crops. The rain damaged ripe strawberries that had not been picked, but green fruit and the plants themselves came through the event in good

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News Roundup: April 1-7

By on April 7, 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. “Hog waste bill speeds through NC House,” WRAL: Speed legislating is pretty common each legislative session

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Today’s Topic: NC farmers say they will plant more cotton, peanuts, soybeans, wheat in 2017

By on April 4, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” North Carolina farmers intend to plant more cotton, peanuts, soybeans and wheat this year, according to USDA’s Prospective Plantings report. Farmers expect

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 4 – 10

By on February 10, 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. “919 Beer: Sweet potato lager,” WRAL: (Video) February is Sweet Potato month and what better way

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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

News Roundup

News Roundup: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

By on November 4, 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. This week’s news includes Hurricane Matthew recovery, drought conditions in western N.C. and the formation

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News Roundup: Sept. 24-30

By on September 30, 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. “NC Ag Commissioner Tells WHKP News That More Improvements, Parking and Resurfacing Are Coming to

What’s Happening on the Farm: Stevia research

By on September 12, 2016

Farms are places of year-round activity. There is almost always something going on, regardless of the season. Periodically, we highlight one of our research stations and the work taking place on the farm during that month as well as give a