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Commissioner Troxler: Looking ahead in agriculture

By on January 3, 2022

I found an interesting 2017 FFA article that listed its predictions for the Top 5 Agriculture Careers in 2020. In order, they were 1. Drone Technologists 2. Hydrologists 3. Ag Communicators 4. Food Scientists 5. Precision Agriculture Technologists. The common

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News Roundup: May 6-12

By on May 12, 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. “New farmers face dwindling land, soaring prices in Triangle,” The News & Observer: Thomas Saile

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News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

By on August 26, 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. “Demand high for southern sweet potatoes,” The Packer: As national demand for sweet potatoes continues

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News Roundup: July 2-8

By on July 8, 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. “Senate backs bill to backs bill to label genetically modified food,” Charlotte Observer: Food packages nationwide

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News Roundup: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

By on December 4, 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. “Eyes on the future: Saving WNC’s farms,” Mountain Xpress: Robin Reeves is the sixth generation to

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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

By on November 20, 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. “Agricultural-focused startups are blossoming in the Triangle,” News & Observer: North Carolina, and the Triangle

News Roundup: Oct. 24-Oct. 30

By on October 30, 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. “How a toxin in beetles is killing N.C. horses,” The Technician: Last month, the North

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News Roundup: Aug. 8-14

By on August 14, 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. “N.C. Farm School: Seven-month

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News Roundup: June 27 – July 2

By on July 3, 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. “Sally Elliott: Cultivating a

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News Roundup: Jan. 3-9

By on January 9, 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. “US tobacco growers learned