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Rise Up Community Farm providing a place for growth in Wilmington

Mari Carl Fisher started out with the dream to bring a community farm to the Cape Fear. Now, that dream has turned into a reality with the Rise Up Community Farm taking Wilmington by storm.

Fresh produce service provides boost to Black farmers during pandemic

By now, most people know about the industry built around subscriptions to prepackaged meals, delivered in boxes to the homes of busy consumers. But now there's a new service, Tall Grass Food Box, with deep roots in local soil.

Freezing temperatures expected to damage blueberry crops

The bitter cold could have an impact on blueberries that bloomed early due to a warm January and February.

Columbus County FFA teacher selected at ‘Teacher of the Week’

A teacher at a school in Columbus County has made it his mission to educate and groom a new generation of livestock farmers and veterinarians.

Hemp company bringing jobs, investing $3.4 million in Tabor City

Carolina Botanicals, a company formed to process industrial hemp, will create 30 jobs as it establishes operations in Columbus County, Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced in a news release.

‘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.

USDA encourages agriculture producers to get storm ready

USDA reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Hurricane Dorian that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters.

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.

Dry, hot conditions continue to keep Pender County farmers on edge

Consistent days of high heat and no rain has critically impacted corn crops across our region.

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Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.

Darth Vader actor from original Star Wars trilogy, Dave Prowse, dies at 85

Dave Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy has died at the age of 85, according to his agent.

Governor nixes parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

California Gov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release.