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Severe drought creeps into western North Carolina

Drought is creeping into western North Carolina, with parts of four mountain counties now considered in a severe drought.

Farmer recover from crop damage after storm

Tropical Storm Ana probably washed out whatever plans you had last weekend, but could it also put a damper on some of your summer picnic traditions?

Haywood County farmers get permission to kill elk

North Carolina wildlife managers have given farmers in Haywood County the go-ahead to shoot and kill elk found on their land.

Coyotes causing problems in Onslow County

The Jacksonville Daily News reported that farmers have reported the coyotes are eating watermelons.

Black farmers file for settlement claims in Durham

Hundreds of black farmers in North Carolina who say they were unfairly denied loans and other assistance for years from the Agriculture Department are taking steps to claim their share of a $1 billion settlement.

Group plans to spotlight NC farmworker deaths

An advocacy group is using the traditional Mexican holiday known as the Day of the Dead to bring attention to the deaths of migrant farmworkers in North Carolina.

US Ag Secretary visits Bladen County

video Political visit or not, local farmers got the chance to meet with someone who directly affects their lives. The US Agriculture Secretary met with farmers in Bladen County today to talk about the future of agriculture and promote rural development.

Farmers losing thousands as milk prices drop

Farmers in Henderson County fear the worst as milk prices fall. They say a drastic drop in the price of milk could force them out of business.

NC Farmers hurt by 2nd straight year of droughts

59 North Carolina counties, including New Hanover, Bladen, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties are now designated disaster areas.

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