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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.

Shutdown delays disaster relief for some North Carolina farmers

The federal government shutdown is delaying disaster relief for some North Carolina farmers.

Ag chief needs entire $250M requested for farmers’ aid

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says his agency needs the full $250 million he requested for cash payments to farmers with destroyed crops and dead livestock from Hurricane Florence and another storm.
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Seminar to showcase benefits of drone technology for farmers

A new seminar being offered by a community college in Duplin County aims to introduce local farmers to the benefits of drone technology.

NC blueberry crop suffering due to adverse weather conditions

Blueberry farmers in our area are suffering this year thanks, unfortunately, to prolonged freezing this winter and heavy rains this spring.

Recent rains keeping Pender County farmers out of fields

A Pender County crop expert says the county has received 12 to 15 inches of rain in the last two weeks and now corn farmers are struggling.
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North Carolina farmers battle roadside potato thieves

Farmers in Harnett County have to deal with a lot of things to make sure their crops get to your plates – bugs, birds, weather, but one thing that may be unexpected is “neighbors.”
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Farmers concerned about highway accidents

Accidents like one that happened on US-17 earlier today, was photographed by Clemmons and he is fearful to do his job.
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Full Belly Project working on new products benefiting communities worldwide

For the past 15 years one Wilmington organization has been helping nearly 60 countries improve their quality of life. The Full Belly Project continues to create products designed to help communities become more self sufficient.

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