Posts tagged conservation

News Roundup: Nov. 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. “Frugal feast: How to stretch your Thanksgiving dollar,” News & Observer: Thanksgiving dinner is inching closer to 50 bucks […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 1-7

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 struggle to find enough apple pickers, ” Hendersonville Times News: Farmers are struggling to find enough pickers for […]

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News Roundup: May 12-18

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. “Headed to the Got to Be NC Festival? Some tips,” WRAL: It’s a big weekend with two major festivals […]

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News Roundup: March 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. “North Carolina opens ag trade office in China,” Southeast Farm Press: North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler officially opened […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 26-March 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. “Troxler to pitch NC exports in China,” WRAL-TV: State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is heading back to China. Troxler […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 19-25

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. “Ukrainian about to buy N.C. chicken processor: Bankrupt Townsends employs 1,200 in Chatham County, buys from farmers.” Charlotte Observer: […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 1-7

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. “Henderson County to hire agri-business director,” Hendersonville Times News: The pieces appear to finally be in place for Henderson […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 25-31

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. “Counting calories will soon get easier when eating out,” News & Observer: Diners in North Carolina soon will see […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 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. “Inspectors checking gas pumps for accuracy,” WXII-TV: Twenty-four inspectors with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services […]

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Federal program provides funding for hog lagoon conversion; application deadline is June 26

A new state-federal initiative makes funding available to swine farmers who switch from hog lagoons to a more environmentally friendly and innovative waste management system. The Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative creates a partnership between the state Division of Soil and Water Conservation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. The initiative is […]

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