Posts tagged Mountain Research Station

News Roundup: June 28 – July 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. “Bladenboro farmer producing electricity from hog waste,” Fayetteville Observer: From inside a red metal building on a hog farm, […]

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News Roundup: March 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. “NC businesses, bases hope to withstand military budget cuts,” The News & Observer: Growing fruits and vegetables on 200 […]

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WNC Brewer’s Grain Alliance: Preparing for Western N.C.’s sudsy future

The craft beer industry is booming in the mountains of North Carolina, as evidenced by the expansion and addition of three major craft brewers: Sierra Nevada in Mills River, Oskar Blues in Brevard and New Belgium in Asheville. Cows may not be the customers the breweries had in mind; but spent grains, a byproduct of […]

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Mountain Research Station to host bull sale Jan. 5

The Mountain Research Station in Waynesville will host a bull sale at the Haywood County Agriculture Office Building Saturday, Jan. 5. The 33rd annual sale features 30 performance-tested bulls from the research farm. The performance tests are sponsored by the N.C. Beef Cattle Improvement Program and conducted through a partnership between the department, N.C. Cooperative […]

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News Roundup: May 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. “16 chefs will compete in Iron Chef-style contest starting June 11 in Raleigh,” News & Observer: Chef Jimmy Crippen, […]

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NCDA&CS superintendent Kaleb Rathbone wins NC Farm Bureau award

As NCDA&CS superintendent Kaleb Rathbone oversees winter maintenance at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, he is also brushing up on the latest issues facing today’s young farmers. Rathbone recently took first place at the N.C. Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet, where competitors are judged on their ability to critique and develop solutions for today’s agricultural […]

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News Roundup: August 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. “Small farmers can deliver safer food than agribusiness,” Asheville Citizen-Times: “The chickens are coming home to roost” could be […]

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