Posts tagged n.c. agricultural development and farmland preservation trust fund

Today’s Topic: Farmland preservation grants available

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” County governments and nonprofit groups interested in farmland preservation can apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. The application deadline is Dec. 19. This year’s funding includes state appropriations, plus […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 15-22

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. “Sampson County wood pellet plant: Economic growth vs. environmental effects,” Fayetteville Observer: By the end of 2015, if all […]

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Photos from the Field: Vance County Farmers Market open house

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market is almost ready to house farmers, produce, baked goods, flowers and more. Thursday, the site was host to a ribbon cutting and luncheon for partners who were involved in planning and building it. Dewitt Hardee of the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund represented the department, as […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 9-15

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. “Christmas tree farmers predicting a good season,” News 14: Christmas is over a month away, but Christmas tree farmers […]

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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: Oct. 20-26

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. “2012 State Fair ends on a high note,” WRAL: State Fair organizers pronounced this year’s event a success, confirming […]

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News Roundup: July 30-August 5

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. “Cargill recalling 36M pounds of ground turkey,” Charlotte Observer: Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground […]

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News Roundup: July 16-23

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. “Bee nice to your garden; attracting pollinators is crucial to crops,” Wilmington Star-News: Honey bees and other pollinators are essential […]

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News Roundup: July 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. “N.C. swine farms not making energy from waste,” WRAL-TV: A North Carolina program to turn pig waste into power has […]

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News Roundup: April 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 each paper’s full story. “Spring Herb Festival,” Hendersonville Times-News: The 21st annual Spring Herb Festival — the biggest herb event in the […]

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