Posts tagged China

News Roundup: March 29-April 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. “Lowes Foods steps up efforts to buy food directly from local farmers,” Greensboro News & Record: Brenda Sutton’s farm in […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 28 – Dec. 6

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. “U.S. farm bill has big impact in NC,” News & Observer: North Carolina has a lot riding on the […]

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Faces in the Field: Annie Qiao

China, with a population of more than 1.3 billion, is one of several growing markets for N.C. products. In 2011, the department opened its first trade office in China. Since then, the Beijing office has helped N.C. farmers, foresters and specialty food producers connect with buyers across the country. Annie Qiao is one of three […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 23-March 1

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. “Union has state’s first local foods agent,” Charlotte Observer: Dustin Adcock has an idea that could dramatically boost the […]

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Photos from the Field: Chinese lumber buyers visit Asheville

Last week, the department’s International Marketing office hosted a delegation of Chinese lumber buyers in Asheville. The group, which represented 11 Chinese lumber companies, were in Western North Carolina to learn more about Appalachian hardwoods and visit with N.C. lumber companies. The visit included a reception at the Western N.C. Agricultural Center and tours of […]

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News Roundup: May 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. “Farmers markets getting money to take food stamps,” Hendersonville Times-News: The federal government is spending $4 million to help […]

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News Roundup: March 3-9

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 aims to open trade route with China,” Nursery Management: A group of green-industry professionals from Shanghai, China, […]

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News Roundup: 2011 Year in Review

The following are the top 10 headlines of 2011, as determined by our Public Affairs staff. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “S. Korea president signs laws enabling US trade deal,” USA Today (Nov. 29): South Korea’s president on Tuesday signed a slew of laws needed to implement the country’s […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 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. HURRICANE IRENE HEADLINES “North Carolina farmers brace for Irene’s impact,” The Associated Press: Wilson Daughtry was among the Eastern […]

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Trade representative Paul Chang to head up NCDA&CS trade office in Beijing

Four weeks ago, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services opened its first trade office in China — a move that is expected to pay big dividends for N.C. agriculture and local farmers. The NCDA&CS office space is small but functional, with shared conference and break rooms for all businesses housed within the suite of offices. Beijing is a bustling city […]

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