Posts tagged aquaculture

Caught in NC: Core Sound Seafood and Mr. Big Seafood store

In celebration of Got to Be N.C. month we are featuring local farms and businesses and their products that are Grown. Raised. Caught. Made. here. This week we focus on Caught and highlight Core Sound Seafood and Mr. Big Seafood in Harkers Island. North Carolina is home to 134 aquaculture farms, 227 shellfish leases and […]

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Today’s Topic: Early-bird registration for Aquaculture Conference ends Feb. 13

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference is coming up Feb. 20-22 in New Bern, and if you sign up by Feb. 13, you’ll save money on registration. The conference typically draws more than 200 fish farmers, scientists […]

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N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference set for Feb. 20-22

Each winter, the North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference draws more than 200 fish farmers, scientists and industry newcomers from across the Southeast to discuss research and current marketing trends for farm-raised fish and seafood. The 2014 gathering will take place Feb. 20-22 in New Bern. The NCDA&CS is one of the conference sponsors. This year’s […]

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News Roundup: May 11-17

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. “State Inspectors Testing “Bad Gas” From Jones County Station,” WITN: When you stop to fill up at a gas […]

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N.C. Aquaculture Conference planned for Feb. 7-9 in New Bern

The role of local, farm-raised fish in the American diet is the focus of the 2013 N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference, scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in New Bern. Keynote speaker is Chuck Anderson, director of retail and marketing for Sousa Seafood, a Boston-based supplier of ocean seafood to New England. […]

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Happy ending to a long week: N.C. blueberries and crawfish

As we approach the beginning of summer, farmers markets and roadside stands will begin to fill up with a lot of fresh produce. It’s a great time of year to shop at local farmers markets, and if you’ve never been, you may be surprised by what you find. The five state-operated farmers markets host a […]

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News Roundup: May 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. “New uptown food market slated to open this fall,” Charlotte Observer: Work on the new uptown food market is […]

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News Roundup: Feb 5-11

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 coaches fish farming businesses to profits,” WRAL-TV: A conference at the North Carolina coast is coaching businesses on […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 20-26

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. “Ag Commissioner: ‘Best crop of Christmas trees ever’,” WNCN. For North Carolina Christmas tree growers, it’s the most wonderful […]

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Today’s Topic: Conference season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Winter is a time for many ag-related groups to hold meetings and conferences where members and the public can pick up valuable information. Upcoming events include the N.C. Aquaculture Conference in Atlantic Beach, the Commercial Flower […]

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