Posts tagged turkey

News Roundup: March 9-15

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. “Turkey plant closing in Raeford will eliminate 950 jobs,” News & Observer: The state’s poultry industry suffered another blow […]

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Tips on preparing a safe Thanksgiving meal

Between picking out the right size turkey, decorating the table and planning for unexpected guests, Thanksgiving can get overwhelming. Fortunately, there are great resources available to make your turkey troubles fly away.  Unexpected guests? Well that’s a different story. Here’s a list of resources to ensure you have a safe and successful Thanksgiving: Let’s Talk […]

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News Roundup: June 9-15

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. “Lighting a fire in the Triangle restaurant scene,” The Technician: Restaurant goers living in Raleigh, Durham or Chapel Hill […]

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Today’s Topic: N.C. farm income grew in 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Cash receipts from farming in North Carolina grew to more than $9.6 billion in 2010, according to the latest Agricultural Statistics Yearbook. That’s an increase of more than $400 million over the 2009 total. Net farm income […]

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Field Trip: Inspecting turkeys and hams

In our “Field Trip” feature, we take readers into the field with a NCDA&CS employee to find out more about the varied types of work that go on in the department. On any given day, Ronnie Abbott visits between three and five grocery stores in Wake County. Across the state, he and other standards inspectors […]

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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. “N.C. Turkey gets Obama pardon,” Winston-Salem Journal: President Obama pardoned his first turkey Wednesday, sparing “Courage,” a 45-pound broad-breasted […]

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Today’s Topic: Pardon us while we talk turkey

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Monday, Commissioner Troxler took part in the sendoff for two turkeys that will be “pardoned” by President Obama at the White House. This is the 62nd year the National Turkey Federation will present the White House […]

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In the Kitchen with Lisa and Brian: Turkey with Apple Pan Drippings

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. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the recipes. This week, Lisa and Brian tackle a turkey recipe made with several Got to […]

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