Posts tagged crop insurance

News Roundup: Dec. 15-21

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. “New USDA rule would speed poultry-processing lines, worrying inspectors,” Charlotte Observer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is poised to […]

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Today’s Topic: Farmer participation in agricultural surveys is important

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Farmer participation in USDA’s quarterly agricultural surveys is currently averaging from 75 to 80 percent, a drop of about 5 percentage points from a decade ago. It’s a trend that Commissioner Troxler would like to see reversed. […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 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. “Workshop to explore ways to grow farmers markets,” Lexington Dispatch: The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Farmers […]

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News Roundup: September 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. “Mountain State Fair: 10 days of fun,” Asheville Citizen-Times: It sounds corny to say it, but the N.C. Mountain […]

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News Roundup: July 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. “N.C. swine farms not making energy from waste,” WRAL-TV: A North Carolina program to turn pig waste into power has […]

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News Roundup: June 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 each paper’s full story. “USDA says new crop insurance plan will save $6B,” News & Observer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture released […]

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