Posts tagged N.C. Christmas trees

News Roundup: Feb. 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. “N.C. Sweet Potato Commission to unveil new retail promotion for Sweet Potato Month,” The Produce News: The North Carolina […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 24-30

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. “Michelle Obama receives White House Christmas tree,” Los Angeles Times: The official White House Christmas tree arrived Friday morning […]

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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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N.C. Christmas trees find new markets in Latin America

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps to promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 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. “‘Tis the season to support local tree farmers,” Hendersonville Times-News: Christmas is a great season to show your support […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 3-9

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. “O, fresh Christmas tree,” Charlotte Observer: Picking out a fresh Christmas tree? Here are a few tips to make […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Spiced cider

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. In this week’s segment, Lisa pulls out a recipe for spiced cider from her grandmother’s cookbook.The beverage consists of N.C. apple cider, sugar, cloves, cinnamon […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

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 worry new labor rules will end teen jobs,” Charlotte Observer: From tending cattle to driving tractors or ATVs, […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 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. “N.C. poinsettias brighten up the holidays,” Perishable News: The poinsettia is a decorating staple for the winter holidays, but […]

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Buy local this Thanksgiving

With hundreds of farmers markets and roadside stands across the state, it’s easy to buy locally grown ingredients for your Thanksgiving meal. Three of the five state-operated farmers markets will be open Thanksgiving day, so you can pick up any last-minute additions for your family gathering. We recently stopped by the State Farmers Market in […]

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