Posts tagged N.C. Drought Management Advisory Council

With 65 N.C. counties experiencing moderate drought, residents should think before burning debris

Today’s announcement that 65 North Carolina counties are in a moderate drought reinforces recent cautions from the N.C. Forest Service about burning yard waste and other debris. The Drought Management Advisory Council released a map showing the drought spreading over central and western North Carolina. Moderate drought now covers 65 counties, an increase of 11 […]


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 […]


National drought workshop will take place in Raleigh April 1

North Carolina’s response to the record-breaking drought of 2007-08 — and the tools cities, towns and farmers can use to respond to future droughts — will be the focus of a national workshop Thursday, April 1, in Raleigh. The 2010 North Carolina Drought Management Tools Workshop will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]