Posts tagged organic

News Roundup: Dec. 15-21

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. “New USDA rule would speed poultry-processing lines, worrying inspectors,” Charlotte Observer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is poised to […]

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News Roundup: April 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. “Perdue gives a helping hand to farmers and homeowners,” WECT-TV: Governor Beverly Perdue signed measures intended to help with […]

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News Roundup: Feb 5-11

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 coaches fish farming businesses to profits,” WRAL-TV: A conference at the North Carolina coast is coaching businesses on […]

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News Roundup: July 31-August 6

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. “Grants will boost local agriculture: Applications accepted through Nov. 22,” Mountain Xpress: WNC Agricultural Options is introducing a new community […]

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News Roundup: May 8-14

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. “Weeds adapting to potent herbicide raise farmers’ concerns,” Fayetteville Observer: Several years ago, farmers Lynn Carr and Roger […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 20-26

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers 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. “Organic advocates optimistic about new USDA rules,” Charlotte Observer: New federal rules that define what makes milk and meat […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers 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. “Tickets on sale for Mountain State Fair,” Asheville Citizen-Times: The Travelin’ McCourys bluegrass band will headline the 2009 Mountain […]

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USDA putting $1 million into assistance for organic farmers in N.C.

A lot of information from a variety of places makes its way into my e-mail inbox. One bit of info worth passing along came from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. The NRCS recently announced it was setting aside $50 million for its 2009 Organic Initiative through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agriculture headlines from newspapers 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. “Land will remain forever green,” Raleigh News and Observer: It seems to Lin Andrew that his family has been […]

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