Posts tagged apples

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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Today’s Topic: 2012 was a good year for field crops in North Carolina

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its official 2012 crop production summary for a variety of field crops, and the data confirm that it was a very good year in North Carolina farmers. Commissioner Troxler tells […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 1-7

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. “Farmers struggle to find enough apple pickers, ” Hendersonville Times News: Farmers are struggling to find enough pickers for […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

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. “Look, in the old Reid’s, it’s . . . well, what is it?,” Charlotte Observer: It’s not a public […]

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Apples, pumpkins and fall

The season has changed to fall, and with it comes a bounty of fall harvest to local farmers markets. You’ll find a variety of apples, pumpkins and other fall produce at the state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte, Raleigh and Lumberton this weekend. In addition, there are a few special events to kick off […]

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