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WASHINGTON — (Thursday), U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture made other adjustments to the program based on comments received from agricultural producers and organizations and review of market data.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 09:37

Sandhills Farm to Table receives grant

STATESVILLE — Sandhills Farm to Table (Moore County) was recently awarded a grant through Carolina Farm Credit’s Corporate Mission Fund.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is aware of the recent Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals decision regarding multiple labels of dicamba products issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency approved for use on dicamba tolerant soybeans and cotton in North Carolina.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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MONROE — On May 1, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a major disaster in the State of South Carolina based on damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds that occurred April 12-13, 2020.  

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program recently awarded $1 million in grants for 15 projects aimed at boosting bioenergy opportunities and crop production in the state.

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Thursday, 09 January 2020 16:17

Grants available for agricultural projects

RALEIGH — Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2020 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission grant cycle. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2020 for selected innovative projects.

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RALEIGH — Harvest of crops across North Carolina has been ongoing for months and weather has generally been favorable for growers, unlike the wet months of the fall of 2018 after Hurricane Florence. The soil lab has already analyzed over 123,000 samples this fiscal year and many more samples will soon be coming over the next few months.

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ROCKINGHAM — For four generations, the Lambeth family has been agriculturally active in the Derby community in northeastern Richmond County.

From peaches to pine needles, tobacco to chickens, the farm has stayed productive over the years.

The Lambeths’ Triple L Farms was named the county’s Farm of the Year during Monday’s annual Farmer’s Luncheon at the Cooperative Extension office, part of the Farm-City Week celebration.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina hemp farmers are bracing for an onslaught of federal regulation.

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