Posts tagged farm bill

News Roundup: Dec. 7-13

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. “Reid says Senate will not extend farm law,” The Washington Post: Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 26-Nov. 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 “‘Can day’ at NC State Fair nets 243,000 pounds of food,” WRAL: The Food Bank of Central and Eastern […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 28-Oct. 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 “Wood pellet facility at Morehead City port poised for approval by NC Council of State,” The (Columbus, Ind.) Republic: […]

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News Roundup: July 6-12

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. “Heavy rains dampening farmers’ summer profits,” The News & Observer: The heavy rains expected through the weekend are dampening […]

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News Roundup: June 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. “House’s rejection of farm bill leaves few options,” News & Observer: The House’s broad rejection of a massive farm […]

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Today’s Topic: Commissioner Troxler talks about Senate passage of the farm bill

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week the U.S. Senate passed its version of a new five-year farm bill. Now it’s the House’s turn. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda that a full five-year farm bill will give America’s farmers and ranchers the tools […]

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News Roundup: May 11-17

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. “State Inspectors Testing “Bad Gas” From Jones County Station,” WITN: When you stop to fill up at a gas […]

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News Roundup: March 23-29

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. “Chinese-owned lumber company expanding Charlotte headquarters,” Charlotte Observer: A Chinese-owned hardwood lumber company will expand its headquarters in Charlotte, […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 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. “Raleigh man will lead Future Farmers of America,” News & Observer: A native North Carolinian will soon be responsible […]

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Today’s Topic: The farm bill extension

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Legislation passed by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” also included an extension of the farm bill. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda that the one good thing about the extension is that it gives farmers some direction and […]

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