• Earlier this week, the process began to loosen the embargo on trade with Cuba.  The American ag community, as a whole, is...Earlier this week, the process began to loosen the embargo on trade with Cuba.  The American ag community, as a whole, is...
  • This is the time of year when farmers are wrapping up the growing season and looking for improvement projects to take care...This is the time of year when farmers are wrapping up the growing season and looking for improvement projects to take care...
  • Barrye Worsham, President and CEO of Cotton Inc.  spoke on the supply and demand of cotton at the joint board meeting of...Barrye Worsham, President and CEO of Cotton Inc.  spoke on the supply and demand of cotton at the joint board meeting of...
  • NC State Economist Dr. Blake Brown was a featured speaker at the annual tobacco meeting, and this year, his recap, and outlook...NC State Economist Dr. Blake Brown was a featured speaker at the annual tobacco meeting, and this year, his recap, and outlook...
  • The National Pork Board has finalized a new strategic plan. Vice chair Brad Greenway says this plan serves as a roadmap for...The National Pork Board has finalized a new strategic plan. Vice chair Brad Greenway says this plan serves as a roadmap for...

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Upcoming Events

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8
Thu
9:30 am Johnston Tobacco Production & GAP Meeting @ Johnston County Extension Center
Johnston Tobacco Production & GA… @ Johnston County Extension Center
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The Johnston County Extension Center will host an educational meeting for tobacco farmers and other industry personnel on Thursday, January 8, 2015 beginning at 9:30 [...]
Jan
14
Wed
all-day Joint Commodity Conference 2015 @ Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Joint Commodity Conference 2015 @ Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Jan 14 – Jan 16 all-day
You are invited to attend the 26th Annual Joint Conference of NC Small Grains, Soybeans, Corn & Cotton Producers Associations, an informative and educational conference [...]
all-day SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
Jan 14 – Jan 15 all-day
In planning for the 2015 Expo we have decided to change our dates from a Thursday-Friday Expo to a Wednesday-Thursday Expo. This gives you two [...]
9:00 am South Carolina Agritourism Mini Conference @ SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo, Florence Civic Center, Florence, SC
South Carolina Agritourism Mini … @ SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo, Florence Civic Center, Florence, SC
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Agritourism is agriculture based activities that bring people to farms, ranches or other agricultural settings. SCDA recognizes the great value of agritourism and its potential [...]
Jan
30
Fri
all-day 2015 Annual SCFB Young Farmer and Rancher FARM Life Conference @ Double Tree Hotel in downtown Charleston
2015 Annual SCFB Young Farmer an… @ Double Tree Hotel in downtown Charleston
Jan 30 – Jan 31 all-day
Keynote presenters will include agricultural activist Trent Loos. Trent has long believed in the true value of our food supply as a means of national [...]

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