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What Equity Looks Like in Agricultural Cooperatives

Investors in cooperative businesses, like those in agriculture, may find various ways to create both equity and returns in their investment. Rod Bain reports.

NC Commissioner Troxler: State Fair Tickets On Sale Now

The State Fair is just nine days away, and fairgoers can save time and money by purchasing their tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased online from the State Fair website, at central Circle K locations, and walk-up locations at …

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Farm Economy Getting Healthier Despite Covid-19

The health of the farm economy is improving due to a shot of rising exports and a booster of high commodity prices. Gary Crawford has more.

SC Commissioner Weathers: NASDA Meetings Recap

Last week, state ag commissioners met to discuss the most pertinent issues facing the agriculture community. Here to tell us more about the annual NASDA Conference is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. NASDA meetings are always a great opportunity to …

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Happy Birthday, Woodsy Owl!

One of the U.S Forest Service’s iconic symbols celebrates his fiftieth anniversary this year, with continued focus on messages of conservation and preventing pollution. Rod Bain reports.

Food Prices Likely to Keep Climbing

Food prices have been climbing for at least 18 months. Is there an end in sight? Gary Crawford has the latest forecast.

NPB: Contact Tracing Important for FAD Prep

For producers and foreign animal disease (FAD) preparation, time is on their side right now. One-way producers can prepare for an FAD is by creating an AgView account. AgView is a contact-tracing platform to help mitigate the spread and damage …

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Mushrooms for Fun and Food

The past year and a half has generated a lot of new interests and hobbies as people looked to keep themselves occupied during the pandemic. A gentleman in Durham, NC turned his attention toward…a fungus. Ava Pukatch has more.

Why Farms are Hard to Finance

Over the long-haul people that buy farms can expect them to return between ten and eleven percent on their investment. Still, that probably will take a couple of decades. Farmers live poor and die rich. Most in agriculture have heard …

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Reducing Wasted Food is Growing U.S. and Global Priority

Reducing wasted food is a growing priority both in the United States, and around the world. Stephanie Ho has the story.