Posts tagged Social Media

News Roundup: May 3-9

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. “Heavy rains damage Franklin County crops,” WRAL: Heavy rains across central North Carolina caused extensive damage to crops, especially […]

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Ag & Social Media: Getting the word out, whatever it takes #felfie

A new word recently jumped into our vocabulary, felfie. A felfie is a self-portrait taken on a farm. There were several articles on this new phenomenon (see links at the bottom of this post). But I think The Guardian summed it up best: “The felfie provides what many urban people are searching for: a view […]

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News Roundup: May 26-June 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. “Editorial – Early arrival of hurricane season means it’s time to check preparedness,” Wilmington Star-News: Today marks the official […]

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News Roundup: May 21-27

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. “‘Got to be NC’ says eat and buy local,” WRAL-TV: Rides and food took over the State Fairgrounds Saturday, […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 22-28

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. “Navy again suspends work on Outlying Landing Field,” Charlotte Observer: For the second time in the past three years, […]

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News Roundup: October 2-8

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. “What draws you to the State Fair?,” News & Observer: Is it that ham biscuit, the N.C. State ice […]

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News Roundup: June 26 – July 2

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. “June recorded as hottest ever at 2 NC stations,” WRAL-TV: Two weather stations in North Carolina have set in stone […]

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Agriculture and social media: Q&A with Matt Lange

The North Carolina Association for Dairy Stabilization and Growth Inc., better known as Dairy Advantage, is leading the way for enhancements to the dairy industry in North Carolina. Facebook is one of the tools Dairy Advantage uses to connect with dairy enthusiasts and build “dairy excitement” throughout the state. Matt Lange, dairy development coordinator for Dairy […]

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Agriculture and social media: Q&A with David Smith

North Carolina Farm Bureau has been an advocate for agricultural and rural families for more than 70 years. The organization now serves 500,000 member families throughout the state. Part of N.C. Farm Bureau’s success is how it adapts to change. In this Q&A, we talk to public relations director David Smith about how the bureau has […]

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Ag Forum to feature live tweets

  The fifth annual Ag Development Forum will be held Thursday, Feb. 4, at the State Fairgrounds. If you are unable to attend, you can follow the forum as it happens – including highlights from Commissioner Troxler’s State of Agriculture Address and two discussion panels. We will begin live tweeting the event through the department’s new […]

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