Agriculture
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Rouzer to chair subcommittee
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:07am.

videoRepublican David Rouzer has another role waiting for him when he gets to Washington next month. The Congressman-elect was selected to serve as chair of the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee.

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Rouzer gets Congressional committee assignments
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:12am.

videoDavid Rouzer won't officially be a member of Congress for another month, but he has a better idea what he'll be doing when he gets to Washington.

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Venus flytrap poaching now a felony
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:39pm.

videoStealing a rare carnivorous plant native to our area is now a more serious crime.

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Virus hits piglets hard on North Carolina farms
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:06pm.

Commercial hogs farms in North Carolina are being hit hard by a virus that kills most of the piglets it infects.

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Feast Down East promotes food economy
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 4:06pm.

videoIt was a delicious day at UNCW for the 4th Annual Feast Down East Regional Conference. The conference focuses on getting local goods from farm to table.

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President ready to sign long-awaited Farm Bill
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:26pm.

videoAfter two years of bickering, our leaders on Capitol Hill have worked out a deal that could affect you the next time you go to the grocery store.

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Final tobacco quota payment will not be reduced
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:37pm.

It appears former or current US tobacco growers will get their full, final annual payment from the quota buyout approved by Congress almost a decade ago.

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Ex-Rep. Etheridge to lead NC federal farm office
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:11pm.

Former congressman and state schools superintendent Bob Etheridge is the new executive director of the North Carolina office of the federal agency that oversees some agricultural programs and keeps farmers abreast of other initiatives.

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NC officials say 2013 Christmas tree crop top-rate
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 9:19am.

Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years.

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