Posts tagged Carteret County

USDA designates 5 coastal counties as disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Pamlico County as a primary natural disaster area because of damages and losses caused by excessive rain and winds that occurred when Hurricane Arthur hit the North Carolina coast on July 3. Farmers and ranchers in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven and Hyde counties also qualify for natural disaster assistance […]

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News Roundup: March 16-22

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. “Halifax County snares lumber producer,” News & Observer: Lumber producer Meherrin River Forest Products has decided to locate its […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

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. “Deadline near for North Carolina farmland preservation funding,” Southeast Farm Press: Preserving farmland in the Southeast is likely to […]

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Today’s Topic: N.C. potato growers will vote on renewing assessment program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commercial growers of Irish potatoes in nine northeastern North Carolina counties will vote this month on renewing an assessment program that supports promotional and research work of the N.C. Potato Association. Official ballots will be mailed March […]

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