Posts tagged blueberries

News Roundup: July 13-19

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. “Top bidder pays $5.36 million for NC assets of chicken processor,” The News & Observer: A group led by […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry Smoothie

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. For a quick and easy breakfast, check out this recipe for a Blueberry Smoothie. This recipe has is simple, just blend blueberries, juice and yogurt. […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry Soup with Sweet Croutons

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. Brian and Lisa try a new recipe that would be perfect for a hot summer day or special occasion. Blueberry soup with sweet croutons is […]

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News Roundup: May 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. “N.C. State researchers explore using herbal oils to kill pathogens on fruits, vegetables,” News & Observer: When Penelope Perkins-Veazie […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Lemon Blueberry Parfait

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. Although it isn’t quite blueberry season yet, Brian and Lisa are celebrating North Carolina berries with this easy summer dessert. With only five ingredients, this […]

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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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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Michelle’s Fruit Trifle

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 month, Brian and Lisa will share some family recipes from the WRAL morning show anchors and reporters. These favorites are a hit at their […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Blueberry Lemon Cream

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. You can almost taste summer with this light and creamy recipe for Blueberry Lemon Cream. To make the cream, blend cream cheese, yogurt, honey, lemon […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm to School Program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” School is out across North Carolina, and it ended on a high note for the N.C. Farm to School Program. School systems purchased a record $800,000 worth of North Carolina commodities during the 2009-2010 school year. […]

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There’s a new berry in town

The N.C. strawberry season started early with an abudant crop, due in part to the warmer-than-normal weather in the state this spring. As strawberry season is wrapping up, farmers markets and roadside stands are welcoming blueberry season with events such as Blueberry Day at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh. No matter where you go in the state, there’s a new […]

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