• 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...
  • We last spoke with Cabarrus County hog producer Tommy Porter in January about converting his sow barns to communal pens versus gestation...We last spoke with Cabarrus County hog producer Tommy Porter in January about converting his sow barns to communal pens versus gestation...
  • Most would agree that spring has sprung, with the typical weather pattern of a few warm days followed by a day or...Most would agree that spring has sprung, with the typical weather pattern of a few warm days followed by a day or...

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22
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all-day NC Sustainable Energy Conference @ NCSU McKimmon Center
NC Sustainable Energy Conference @ NCSU McKimmon Center
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
Energy professionals from around the region know this conference, in its 11th year, to be an essential gathering for networking, professional enrichment and that spark [...]
8:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – Scotland Neck NC @ Stone lane, Scotland Neck NC
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In… @ Stone lane, Scotland Neck NC
Apr 22 @ 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
23
Wed
8:00 am TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed Info – Southwest NC @ John Pickler’s Farm - Long Creek Farms In Meeting Room at his Shop
TCI Grower Meeting – Rapeseed In… @ John Pickler’s Farm - Long Creek Farms In Meeting Room at his Shop
Apr 23 @ 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
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 [...]

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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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