Posts tagged apples

News Roundup: Aug 30 – Sept. 5

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. “Fish food: Aquaponics offers full-circle farming,” Smoky Mountain News: Tucked away along a squirrely offshoot of Jonathan Creek Road, […]

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Farmers markets offer apples, grapes and more this September

September offers a great opportunity to enjoy both late-summer and early-fall produce at local farmers markets. The state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh offer a large selection of fresh produce for school lunches, meats and cheeses for tailgating, and wines and specialty products made in North Carolina. You can also find flowers, […]

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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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News Roundup: Aug. 15-22

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. “Sampson County wood pellet plant: Economic growth vs. environmental effects,” Fayetteville Observer: By the end of 2015, if all […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Butternut squash with stuffing

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. This week’s recipe wraps up a month of fall recipes and features N.C.-grown butternut squash, pecans and apples. The stuffing is  baked inside the squash, […]

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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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News Roundup: June 29 – July 5

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. “Apple farmers hope wet times out of the way,” Hendersonville Times News:  The president of the Blue Ridge Apple […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Salad Cake

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. Lisa and Brian make a chocolate cake using ingredients commonly found in salads. The recipe replaces cooking oil with carrots, zucchini, celery, yellow squash and […]

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News Roundup: June 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. “House’s rejection of farm bill leaves few options,” News & Observer: The House’s broad rejection of a massive farm […]

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2012 a bad year for N.C. apples, good for other fruits

Apple production in North Carolina severely declined in 2012, according to a USDA report released Jan. 25. Total production was 33.5 million pounds, compared with 140 million pounds in 2011, the report showed. The yield last year was 5,000 pounds per acre, compared with 20,300 pounds in 2011. The 76 percent drop in production was […]

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