Posts tagged strawberries

News Roundup: July 4-11

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. “Hurricane Arthur Damaged Hyde County Corn Crops,” WUNC: The path that Hurricane Arthur took last week hit an area […]

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News Roundup: May 31-June 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. “NC And Climate Change, Part 3: Agriculture Accidentally Prepares,” WFAE: North Carolina’s agriculture industry supplies nearly a fifth of […]

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News Roundup: May 17-23

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.   “In North Carolina, a 20-fold increase in fines for seed piracy,”  The News & Observer:  North Carolina’s peanut […]

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Photos from the Field: It’s Strawberry Time!

May is prime time for fresh N.C. strawberries. To celebrate the season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Strawberry Association partnered to highlight local strawberries in grocery stores and commissaries statewide. The promotion included special signage and recipe cards in the produce sections of Lowes Foods, Ingles and Piggly Wiggly […]

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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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News Roundup: April 26-May 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. “With planting season, slow-moving farm equipment returns to NC roads,” News & Observer: It’s planting season for farmers, and […]

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April: What’s happening on the farm?

Farms are places of year-round activity. There is almost always something going on, regardless of the season. Each month we highlight one of our research stations and the work taking place on the farm during that month as well as give a little insight into the world of farming and innovative agricultural research. There are […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Kale Salad

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. Lisa and Brian make a homemade poppy seed dressing to add to a salad that uses fresh kale instead of lettuce for a great weeknight […]

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N.C. strawberry research gets boost from grant

Strawberries are a delicious, healthy fruit that brought in more than $29 million for North Carolina farmers last year. Unfortunately, the strawberry season in our state is relatively short. So strawberry lovers and farmers might welcome the news that a scientist at N.C. State University has received a grant to further his research into extending […]

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News Roundup: May 25-31

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. “Catawba County foods and farmers to be celebrated in June,” Hickory Daily Record: “Catawba Valley: Eat, Drink and Grow […]

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