Archive for January, 2011

News Roundup: Jan. 22-28

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. “Navy again suspends work on Outlying Landing Field,” Charlotte Observer: For the second time in the past three years, […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Stuffed pork chops

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. Brian and Lisa provide a filling stuffed pork chop recipe that is sure to help you thaw out from the cold. In the recipe, butterflied […]

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Today’s Topic: 2011 legislative session

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The General Assembly begins a new session tomorrow, and the big topic is going to be the state budget. North Carolina is facing some tough choices this year when it comes to the next state budget. Entire […]

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Photos from the Field: Farmers market flood

According to a recent report from the NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, 2010 saw record-breaking snow storms, above-average temperatures and increased precipitation across the U.S. December was one of the coldest on record for Raleigh and other parts of North Carolina. And, while it might seem that fluctuating weather is a recent development, […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 15-21

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. “Wal-Mart to make, sell healthier foods,” News & Observer: Wal-Mart is expected to announce that it will reformulate thousands […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Breakfast casserole

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. If you’re hosting house guests and need an easy breakfast to feed the whole crew, then this recipe for a sausage and egg casserole is […]

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Annual report on agricultural research stations available online

North Carolina has a nationally recognized agricultural research system that has worked to improve crop productivity and farming techniques. The partnership between NCDA&CS, N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University continues to benefit agriculture in our state, as evidenced in the 2010 Research Stations Annual Report, which is now available at http://www.ncagr.gov/research/documents/ResearchStations2010AnnualReport.pdf. The annual […]

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Today’s Topic: Sixth annual Ag Forum scheduled for Feb. 3

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” If it’s winter, it’s time for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ annual Ag Development Forum. The sixth annual forum is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the State […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 8-14

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. “Why you should care about the Food Safety Modernization Act,” The Independent Weekly: A snow squall swirled overhead as […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Pork loin

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. For some, this week’s snow and ice allowed them to spend time with their families in the kitchen. Others were on the road and back […]

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