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New members inducted into the NC Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame

By on September 8, 2014

The livestock shows are an integral part of the annual N.C. Mountain State Fair. From beef cattle and meat goats to swine and llamas, the livestock shows represent the diversity of livestock found in Western North Carolina. Started in 2011,

News Roundup: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

By on September 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. “NC Peach Growers Consider

News Roundup: Sept. 10-16

By on September 16, 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. “One more weekend for

News Roundup: Sept. 3-9

By on September 9, 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. “Google invests in hog-waste

Workshops aim to improve emergency response

By on May 23, 2011

With recent tornadoes in eastern North Carolina, flooding along the Mississippi River and hurricane season almost here, natural disasters are on the minds of many N.C. farmers. The Emergency Programs Division of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

News Roundup: March 5-11

By on March 11, 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. “North Carolina opens ag

News Roundup: September 4-10

By on September 10, 2010

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. “Mountain State Fair: 10

News Roundup

By on July 3, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Rain keeps recession from