Posts tagged China

News Roundup: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

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. “Pilot plant adding pork processing,” McDowell News: Thanks to a $75,000 grant, the Foothills Pilot Plant will be able […]

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Big Boss Baking begins exporting to China

What started out in a garage kitchen in 2010 has turned into an international success story for Lavinia and Rodney Hensley. The High Point couple own and operate Big Boss Baking Co. Last week, Big Boss Baking sent its first shipment of locally made granola to China. Breaking into the Chinese market is another milestone […]

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News Roundup: May 10-16

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. “Asheville area food sales boom,” Asheville Citizen-Times: Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a Census of […]

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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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