Posts tagged milk

Flavor, NC: Mapleview Farm

Twice a month we feature local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s Flavor, NC. This week, we highlight episode six from the first season, in which hostess Lisa Prince highlights Maple View Farm and Panciuto Restaurant in Hillsborough. “Get ready for your milk mustache,” said Lisa at the beginning of the […]

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News Roundup: June 21-27

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. “NC Ag Officials In Europe,” News Radio 570 WWNC: The State’s Agriculture Commissioner is on an overseas tour this […]

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2014 Legislative Milk-Chugging Contest

The 15th annual legislative milk-chugging contest took place today at noon as part of Livestock Legislative Day.  The “Senate Super Sippers” and the “House All Stars” competed to see who could chug six pints of milk the fastest through a straw. Prior to the main event, staff from the N.C. Farm Bureau and the Department […]

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June is N.C. Dairy Month

June is National Dairy month. North Carolina has a thriving dairy industry that is growing with value-added processors, such as cheese and ice cream. Here’s a look at the latest numbers and facts about our state’s dairy industry: There are about 290 dairy farms in North Carolina. The average size of a N.C. dairy farm […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 29-Jan. 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. “Local chefs open shops that elevate humble items,” News & Observer: The glazed doughnut with chocolate icing has that […]

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Today’s Topic: The holidays and the year ahead

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with  Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is one of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s favorite holidays. And this week, he and Rhonda talk about the many North Carolina commodities that contribute to holiday feasts. Sweet potatoes, chicken, pork, beef, pickles, eggs, milk and […]

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Agriculture and social media: Q&A with Matt Lange

The North Carolina Association for Dairy Stabilization and Growth Inc., better known as Dairy Advantage, is leading the way for enhancements to the dairy industry in North Carolina. Facebook is one of the tools Dairy Advantage uses to connect with dairy enthusiasts and build “dairy excitement” throughout the state. Matt Lange, dairy development coordinator for Dairy […]

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