Posts tagged N.C. State Fair

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Peanut Recipe Roundup

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. Featured this month were recipes made with North Carolina-grown peanuts or peanut butter. North Carolina has about 5,000 peanut farmers and ranks forth in the […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Sweet Potato Oranges

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’s recipe begins a month of recipes featuring N.C.-grown sweet potatoes. North Carolina produces more sweet potatoes than any other state and it’s the […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Hot Toddy Pecan Bars

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’s recipe wraps up a month of recipes featuring pecans, which are now in season. This week’s recipe for Hot Toddy Pecan Bars took […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Pecan Pesto Crostini

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’s recipe includes fresh, in-season, N.C.-grown pecans. This savory appetizer took first place in the N.C. Pecan Competition at this year’s N.C. State Fair. […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

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 “‘Can day’ at NC State Fair nets 243,000 pounds of food,” WRAL: The Food Bank of Central and Eastern […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 19-25

“Life Stories: Steve Mobley was champion and fan of grass-fed beef and organic produce,” News Observer: Children in Louisburg living near Meadow Lane Farm have often woken on autumn mornings to find that pumpkin fairies visited their home the night before. Those fairies have born a strong resemblance to Steve Mobley and his wife, Martha, […]

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Today’s Topic: Junior livestock exhibitors earn nearly $98,000 at Sale of Champions

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Junior livestock exhibitors earned a total of $97,600 Oct. 19 at the annual Sale of Champions at the N.C. State Fair. That’s the highest total since 2007. The auction featured the grand and reserve grand champions from […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 12-18

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. This week’s news roundup focuses on the agriculture stories from the N.C. State Fair. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Childress Vineyards wins award at […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

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 “Wood pellet facility at Morehead City port poised for approval by NC Council of State,” The (Columbus, Ind.) Republic: […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 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. “NC Ag Commissioner Details Ag Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund Grant Awards,” Southern Farm Network: The Agricultural Development […]

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