Posts tagged agribusiness

Today’s Topic: Economic impact of agriculture, agribusiness grows to $78 billion

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture and agribusiness’ value to our state’s economy continues to grow, according to the latest analysis by N.C. State University economist Mike Walden. The industry contributes $77.9 billion to our state’s economy, according to Walden’s study. That’s […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 24-30

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’s Largest Industry Needs Stability not Uncertainty,” Elkin Tribune: Agriculture and agribusiness is the largest industry in North […]

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Food Business Almanac: Product Design

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that agribusiness owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. The old adage that a […]

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News Roundup: April 13-19

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. “DuPont to close Hooker Falls for safety upgrades,” Hendersonville Times News: Within the next couple of weeks, DuPont State […]

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Today’s Topic: Economic impact of N.C. agriculture, agribusiness increases to $77 billion

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The economic impact of agriculture and agribusiness in North Carolina was $77 billion in 2011, according to a study by N.C. State University economist Mike Walden. That’s a 7.5 percent increase over 2010. The various sectors of […]

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Food Business Almanac: 13 Services for a Successful 2013

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that agribusiness owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. The N.C. Department of Agriculture […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 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. “Fair offers fun on final weekend,” Asheville Citizen-Times: Time is running short to visit the 19th annual North Carolina […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 4-10

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. “Fair changes put humans, animals farther apart,” WRAL: Visitors to the 2012 North Carolina State Fair will see even […]

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Today’s Topic: March 8 is National Ag Day

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” March 8 is National Ag Day, a day to focus attention on the importance and abundance of agriculture in America. Agriculture provides the food we eat, the clothes we wear and many other things we use every […]

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Food Business Almanac: Tips for tax season

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that small-business owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist small-business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. It’s tax time again, and […]

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