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China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China is waiving punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans and pork while the two sides negotiate a trade deal, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

‘Flash drought’ brings dust and dread to southern farmers

Across a vast expanse of the South stretching from Texas to Maryland, there are growing concerns for the cattle, cotton and corn amid a worsening drought fueled by this summer's record high temperatures.

Late season heat limits some farmers from planting new crops

Intense late season heat has had its toll on people, but has it been just as rough on crops?

Drought and hot temperatures damaging NC’s apple harvest

Above average heat and below average rainfall is taking a toll on North Carolina's apple harvest.

NC christmas tree growers are dealing with a lack of rain

Agricultural experts said the recent dry weather could impact Christmas tree farms in North Carolina, the number two state in the country for harvesting Christmas trees.

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.

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.

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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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.