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Ag secretary: US farmers will regain markets lost in trade war

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has told nervous Midwestern farmers he's confident that they'll eventually regain the markets they've lost in the Trump administration's trade war with China.

After dry spring, rain can’t dampen Farm Day

The Taylors say they could not have pulled off Farm Day without support from the community, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and the vendors.
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Record-breaking heat in May could impact NC’s blueberry crop

Excessive heat in May appears to have taken quite a toil on North Carolina's supply of blueberries.
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Honey bee crisis: How a $2M investment at NC State could save bees

The honey bee is an incredible ally of agriculture, but the bees are dying at an alarming rate. 
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Spruce up your yard at annual spring plant sale in Burgaw

If you live in Pender County and your green thumb is itching, you can soothe it in Burgaw.

Annual plant sale blossoms at New Hanover County arboretum

The annual New Hanover County Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale is underway. It's the arboretum's biggest event each year.

State agronomist offers home garden tips

As the weather warms up, garden enthusiasts, community gardeners and landscapers gear up for the spring and summer growing seasons.

North Carolina growers expect sweet strawberries season

April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are expecting a very good crop that should last through Memorial Day.

North Carolina may ban wind power near coast, military flights

North Carolina could permanently ban big wind-power projects from the most energy intensive parts of the state's Atlantic coast, but a state senator said Wednesday the move is necessary to prevent hindering military training flights.

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