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Rouzer Named Chairman of Key Water Resources & Environment Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) was named Chairman on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for the 118th Congress. The Subcommittee has jurisdiction over matters relating to the development of our nation’s …

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Sudden Death Syndrome Testing Continuing in Soybeans

The United Soybean Board is funding research to help farmers combat soybean diseases such as sudden death syndrome. Susan Watkins, USB farmer-leader from Virginia, says the research is important for farmers as the disease can severely impact their bottom line. …

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Drought Conditions Looking Better with Even More Rain in the Forecast

The soaking rain we got last Sunday made a definite difference in dry parts of the Carolinas, and climatologist Corey Davis says more precipitation is forecast over the next several days that should bring those lingering areas of dry ground …

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The Yonder Report

“Brain Gain?” Research shows rural population is actually growing, especially in recreational areas; other small towns are having success offering relocation incentives like free building lots, cash, complimentary dinners and even internet credits; and researchers say the key is flexibility …

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Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Departure of Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2023 – “Today Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced that she is leaving the Department of Agriculture in the weeks ahead to spend more time with her family. Her service, presence and leadership will be sorely missed. She has been …

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2023 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Announced

COLUMBIA — (January 26, 2023) Today, three chefs were appointed South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2023. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette made the announcement on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster, along with Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and Department of Parks, Recreation …

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Rowan County, NC has a positive case of HPAI 

RALEIGH –Rowan County has an emu that tested positive for High Path Avian Influenza (HPAI). The positive sample was identified by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in Raleigh. This is the first confirmed positive …

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Prepare Now for Livestock Antibiotics Prescription Requirements

Ranchers will soon need a prescription for livestock antibiotics. Mike Davis reports.

NC Farmer Sets World Corn Record with 459 bpa

Hickory, North Carolina farmer Russell Hedrick made history with his 2022 corn harvest. Hedrick turned in a harvest for the North Carolina Corn Growers Association yield contest totaling 459.51 bushels per acre for his no-till dryland plot, shattering the old …

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Seeking New Grain Opportunities in the Year Ahead

The U.S. Grains Council is looking for new opportunities in 2023. Ryan LeGrand, president and CEO of the council, took a look back at 2022 and said it was a great year for exports. “Sixty-two million tons of corn exported, distillers …

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