• Yesterday we heard from Patrick Woodie, Acting President of the North Carolina Rural Economic Development about the heritage of the organization.  Today,...Yesterday we heard from Patrick Woodie, Acting President of the North Carolina Rural Economic Development about the heritage of the organization.  Today,...
  • It seems that the southeastern wheat crop just can’t catch a break.  With all the rain the region has seen the last...It seems that the southeastern wheat crop just can’t catch a break.  With all the rain the region has seen the last...
  • The documentary “Farmland” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Thursday. The director James Moll, as well as the...The documentary “Farmland” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Thursday. The director James Moll, as well as the...
  • On Tuesday, Bayer CropScience hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new bee care center in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park. ...On Tuesday, Bayer CropScience hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new bee care center in Raleigh’s Research Triangle Park. ...
  • A US Senate Hearing produced some frank talk by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on a proposed new clean water rule that has...A US Senate Hearing produced some frank talk by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on a proposed new clean water rule that has...

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Apr
26
Sat
all-day Southeastern Sustainable Livestock Conference @ Gwinnett Center, GA
Southeastern Sustainable Livesto… @ Gwinnett Center, GA
Apr 26 all-day
Our Mission To connect farmer to farmer: to bring humane livestock farmers together so each can learn from their peers through workshops and seminars about [...]
2:00 pm Piedmont Farm Tour
Piedmont Farm Tour
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm
TICKETS ON SALE NOW - http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/pft The 19th annual Piedmont Farm Tour, sponsored by Weaver Street Market, happening April 26-27 from 2-6 p.m. both days, will feature 39 [...]
Apr
29
Tue
8:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – Bayboro NC
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In…
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Regional Informational meetings will be held by Technology Crops International for those growers who may be interested in learning more about growing Rapeseed this [...]
Apr
30
Wed
9:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – Southeast NC @ Elbert Forbis’s Farm Meeting at Lumber Bridge Volunteer Fire Department In Meeting Room
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In… @ Elbert Forbis’s Farm Meeting at Lumber Bridge Volunteer Fire Department In Meeting Room
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Regional Informational meetings will be held by Technology Crops International for those growers who may be interested in learning more about growing Rapeseed this [...]
May
1
Thu
8:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – South Mills NC
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In…
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Regional Informational meetings will be held by Technology Crops International for those growers who may be interested in learning more about growing Rapeseed this [...]

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More than 20 years ago USDA began working with climate change data in respect to how it affects farming and ranching. Recently, USDA has developed a series of Climate Hubs across the US, with a Southeast Hub anchored at NC State. With both short and long term goals aimed at helping farmers maintain productivity on their working land. What do you think about the function of these new hubs? View the video below and then take our Opinion Poll.

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