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Farmers Tell USDA to Expect Record Soybean Yields But Corn Yields Are Lower Than Trend

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USDA released its  August Crop Production report on Aug. 12 and the survey-based report has farmers indicating corn yields will reach 175.4 bushels per acre and soybean yields at a record 51.9 bushels per acre in 2022. This is despite extreme heat and sporadic rainfall throughout the countryside. The report

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Recipes that celebrate our Farmers Markets: Grilled Peaches with Fresh Blueberry Compote

from NCDA&CS

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week we’ve worked with NCDA&CS Marketing Division’s dietician, Freda Butner, to bring you healthy and delicious seasonal recipes that use plenty of ingredients bountiful at farmers markets across the state.  Check out her blog below for a perfect way to turn blueberries and peaches

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Recipes that celebrate our farmers markets: Stealth Spaghetti Squash

from NCDA&CS

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week we’ve worked with NCDA&CS Marketing Division’s dietician, Freda Butner, to bring you healthy and delicious seasonal recipes that use plenty of ingredients bountiful at farmers markets across the state.  Check out her blog below for a a delicious way to make a meal

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Telling the story of N.C. Agriculture at the WNC Farmers Market

from NCDA&CS

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Ellerslie McCue, Marketing Coordinator at the WNC Farmers Market, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each Wednesday here on the blog or any of our social media accounts and

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A WRAL Documentary Presented by North Carolina Farm Bureau

Fish Farms, a WRAL Documentary, explores one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets. Aquaculture, or the farming of fish and seafood, is a thriving industry that brings over $60 million in revenue to the state each year.

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