Posts tagged agritourism

News Roundup: Oct. 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.  “Commerce Secretary Decker still hopeful Sanderson Farms will build in Cumberland,” Fayetteville Observer: State Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker said […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 23-29

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. “Several Facets to Implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act,” Southern Farm Network: At the Food Safety Forum this week, […]

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Faces in the Field: Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Agritourism Marketing Specialist

Recently Annie Baggett joined the Marketing Division team as Agritourism Marketing Specialist. She replaces Martha Glass who retired. The Agritourism Office has been a part of the NCDA&CS Marketing Division since 2003. The goals of the office include assisting farms with marketing and promotion support and helping them develop and establish agritourism activities. Any type […]

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News Roundup: June 7-13

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. “High thrips numbers reported in North Carolina tobacco,” Southeast Farm Press:  Tobacco growers and consultants reported unusually high thrips […]

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News Roundup: May 17-23

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.   “In North Carolina, a 20-fold increase in fines for seed piracy,”  The News & Observer:  North Carolina’s peanut […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

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 “‘Can day’ at NC State Fair nets 243,000 pounds of food,” WRAL: The Food Bank of Central and Eastern […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 14-20

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. Ranger Talks About Wildfires in Alaska, Idaho,” Firehouse.com: When wildfires rage in the United States — and when […]

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Today’s Topic: Summer is a good time for kids to learn about agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” For many children across North Carolina, this week marks the beginning of summer vacation. And summer is a good time for kids to learn about agriculture. Commissioner Troxler says children today are further removed from farm life. […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 16-22

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 seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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Field Trip: Agritourism at Hill Ridge Farms

In our “Field Trip” feature, we take readers into the field to learn more about agriculture across the state. Recently, we visited an agritourism farm in Youngsville. This blog is a companion piece to a feature in the February issue of the Agricultural Review. John Hill is a collector. He’s spent a lifetime collecting kitchen […]

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