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The Economic Perspective: “What’s Behind the Death of the Small Car?”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks, what’s behind the death of the small car.  Mike, several auto companies have announced they are phasing out small sedans and compact cars in

John R. Block Reports from Washington February 13, 2019 “Optimism”

Hello everybody out there in farm country.  This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association. They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy and prosperous

More Rain on the Way this Weekend

Climatologist Corey Davis says expect our mild, dry days to be history for a while.

Reminder: State Climate Change Interagency Council Meets Tuesday, Feb. 19

RALEIGH – The N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council will hold its second meeting on Tuesday at Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.  Agenda items include agency update reports, invited speakers on coastal climate impacts and an update on the state greenhouse gas

Congressman Talks Ag Relief, Trade, and Saluting History

Rep. David Rouzer serves on the House Ag Committee and shares insights on what is happening regarding a substantial ag disaster relief package working its way through Congress, as well as a bill he authored to honor American cities’ roles

NCDA&CS Market Highlights for Friday February 15

DAILY MARKET HIGHLIGHTS FOR SFN   The following is a summary of market prices and conditions of North Carolina farm products for February 14, 2019 reported by the Federal-State Markets News Service of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and

Most of Us May Have an Easier Time Filing our Taxes this Year

Many of us will have an easier and simpler time filing our federal income tax forms this year. Gary Crawford files this tax-free report.    

The Economic Perspective: “Are We Saving?”

I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program asks, are we saving.   Mike, it’s often been said Americans have difficulty saving money for the future.  Many of us like to have things now, so

Soil Health Partnership Call for Proposals

(ST. LOUIS) – The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) announced it is accepting proposals for partnerships and collaboration for 2019. SHP encourages any organization or individuals who have an interest in working together to submit ideas. “At the SHP, we collaborate

Cattlemen React to Senate Passage of Public Lands Package

The Natural Resources Management Act passed by the U.S. Senate this week offers a mixed big for rural America, according to the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Federal Lands Executive Director Ethan Lane. Between the creation of