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Winter's Fury Unleashed from Rockies to Maine

posted on February 27, 2015 at 6:18 PM

Winter's Fury Unleashed from Rockies to Maine
Starting in the West, snow fell by the foot on Colorado. Forecasters predicted more than two feet of new snow for mountain areas and the western slopes of the Front Range. Full Story

Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese ties

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Lawyers for the world's largest pork producer say it is bad enough being told your product stinks, but it's going too far to mention that a Chinese company is behind it. Full Story

Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers; Caterpillar Closing Plants

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.In the same... Full Story

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market

posted on August 22, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market
Market to Market in the 1990s Full Story

Willie Nelson, Farm Aid Coming to North Carolina

posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:53 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Willie Nelson and the annual FarmAid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. The concert is scheduled for Sept. 13 in the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh. It features performances by Nelson, who... Full Story

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation

posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation
America’s first commercial Christmas tree farms sprouted on the east coast more than a century ago. But the family tradition of harvesting your own holiday flora remains strong across the country. Full Story

Feds Bust Up $100M NC Crop Insurance Fraud Ring

posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Authorities say the ongoing investigation is already the largest such ring uncovered in the country. Full Story

Wicked weather blasts eight states

posted on April 21, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Wicked weather blasts eight states
Farmers in the "Corn Belt" anxiously await a break in the weather that will allow them plant this year's crops. Full Story

States Expand Efforts To Combat 'Funny Honey'

posted on September 30, 2010 at 2:09 PM

RALEIGH, N.C — You might call them the Honey Police — beekeepers and honey producers ready to comb through North Carolina to nab unscrupulous sellers of sweet-but-bogus "funny honey." North Carolina is the latest state to create a standard that... Full Story

Tar Heel Plants Truffles

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

North Carolina (AP) - In rural North Carolina, Susan Rice is planning her attack on the French. Full Story

North Carolina's Moratorium on Hog Waste Lagoons Turns 10

posted on March 30, 2007 at 8:03 PM

North Carolina's decade old moratorium on new hog waste lagoons is set to expire in September and state legislators are considering several proposals on what to do next. Full Story

Regions Ponder Issues of Urban-Rural Coexistence

posted on April 18, 2003 at 8:04 PM

Regions Ponder Issues of Urban-Rural Coexistence
The new academic study indicates the amount of land used for farming actually increased over the past half-century in areas where populations surged. Full Story

Crops Planted; Brazilian Soy Booming

posted on April 27, 2001 at 8:04 PM

Cool, wet weather has dampened spring planting in the western Corn Belt, but above average progress in the South and East has made up the difference. Full Story

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