Posts tagged N.C. corn

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Cooler corn with cilantro-lime butter

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. This month, Brian and Lisa focus on recipes using fresh N.C. corn. Lisa says this week’s recipe is “perfect for whenever you have to do […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 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. “Report: Drought intensifies in Kansas, Nebraska,” Charlotte Observer: A new report suggests that while recent rains stabilized the devastating […]

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News Roundup: July 28-Aug. 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. “Record watermelon tips the scale at 232 pounds,” News & Observer: A whopping 232 pounds. That’s the weight of […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Corn Cakes with Slaw and Heirloom Tomatoes

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. This week, Brian and Lisa wrap up two months of summertime dishes with this one for homemade corn cakes. These golden flapjacks make a great […]

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Successful quarantine efforts contain witchweed to five counties

August is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month. During the month, we’ll identify some of the invasive species found in North Carolina, highlight the department’s efforts to combat them and offer tips on how you can help reduce invasive-species populations in your area. We recently spoke with Rick Iverson, weed specialist for the Plant […]

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Tomatoes ripe for tasting in Asheville

Cooler temperatures aren’t the only reasons to visit the mountains this weekend.Visitors to the WNC Farmers Market will get a chance to sample and vote for their favorite variety of locally grown tomatoes in the annual Tomato Tasting celebration Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everything from Mr. Stripey and Mountain Fresh to Carolina […]

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News Roundup: July 16-22

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. “Bladen-Cumberland wildfire nearly contained,” Fayetteville Observer: A wildfire that has been burning since June 20 near the Cumberland-Bladen county […]

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News Roundup: September 18-24

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. “States expand efforts to combat ‘funny honey’,” Greensboro News & Record: You might call them the Honey Police — […]

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