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RALEIGH — Employers that have farmworkers with valid H2A visas who must be quarantined during the 2021 growing season due to COVID-19 will be able to apply for assistance to offset quarantine expenses.

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Friday, 12 March 2021 10:24

Completing the food cycle at UNCP

PEMBROKE — In 2019-20, UNC Pembroke’s CARE Resource Center helped divert 60,000 pounds of food from being wasted while working to alleviate local food insecurity and also lending support to local farmers.

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 19 February 2021 10:38

COLUMN: Yahoo! Ride ’em, cowboy

All my life I’ve liked animals, small or large, didn’t make no difference. Being raised on an old farm, we would go through a lot of mules, cows and horses.

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Friday, 15 January 2021 12:33

COLUMN: Making use of what you have

When my mom was a child, back in the 1930s, the effects of this country’s Great Depression were still very evident. It had filtered down to just about every household in America.

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Friday, 08 January 2021 15:55

COLUMN: The ones that got away

 

I’ve enjoyed the sport of hunting since I was a kid. During this time, I kept several types of hunting dogs. To me, there is just something missing when you don’t have a good dog along.

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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 — Family farm bankruptcies are on the rise in North Carolina, a signal the rest of the state’s farm economy could be in trouble.

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Monday, 12 August 2019 14:39

COLUMN: Remembering the hot days of August

 

Nowadays during the month of August, children are returning from camp or vacations. Within the next few weeks they will be headed back to school. Clothes and school supplies have to be bought and whatever else that is required for the start of the school year.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 19:58

COLUMN: Remembering Ma's mater biscuits

Most folks have enjoyed eating a tomato sandwich — but what about a tomato biscuit. 

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:04

Farm assistance extended to Dec. 20

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers who suffered hurricane-related losses have two more days to apply for state help.

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