Posts tagged Biltmore Estate

Vanderbilt descendents join distinguished group

On Wednesday night, Agriculture Commissioner presented the Cecil and Pickering families with a sign that designates their property as a North Carolina Century Farm. They are now part of the distinguished group of about 1,700 families across the state who have maintained a farm within the family for more than 100 years. Bill Cecil Jr. […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 18-24

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. “Mountain State Fair tickets now on sale,” Hendersonville Times-News: Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Mountain State […]

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News Roundup: March 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. “Latest buzz on bee decline: Maybe it’s pesticides,” WRAL:  A common class of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees […]

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News Roundup: October 30-November 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. “Christmas tree rises at Biltmore Estate in Asheville,” Asheville Citizen-Times: Delivering a 35-foot tall Christmas tree to one of […]

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