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Farmers Need a Helping Hand

from AFBF

In a joint op-ed published in The Cedar Rapids Gazette, AFBF President Zippy Duvall and White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Jim Carroll highlighted the increasing stress farmers are experiencing and what their two organizations are doing to help.

“Farmers need to know that sometimes it’s

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Hickory Farmers Market is proudly serving its community

from NCDA&CS

National Farmers’ Market Week takes place Aug. 2-8, 2020. Farmers’ markets across North Carolina offer communities access to fresh, nutritious food, while also stimulating local economies. National Farmers’ Market Week is a time to celebrate those who produce fresh foods in our state. Whether you visit a roadside stand

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Think and Do: A motto for school and farming

from NCDA&CS

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Collin Blalock, of Collin’s Produce, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to

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Farm Credit Farmers Market in Goldsboro thriving despite challenges

from NCDA&CS

To say that the Farm Credit Farmers Market in Goldsboro has had an eventful first three years would be a gross understatement.

From delays to hurricanes and global pandemics, the market has had a lot to contend with since it opened in June of 2018. After

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The Leader

Commentary on current issues facing farmers

North Carolina Farm Bureau’s mission is “to serve farmers and provide a unified voice for the interests and needs of the farming community.” As an advocate for farmers, we’re engaged at the local, state, national, and international levels and intervene on the behalf of farmers in legislative and regulatory matters. Chances are that if you’re reading this you probably already know about that. But you may be less familiar with NCFB’s Legal Foundation and the important work it does to look out for farmers’ interests. After all, our government has three branches and neglecting the Judicial Branch would jeopardize our advances in other policy areas. So settle in and get to know NCFB’s Legal Foundation in this quick interview with General Counsel Jake Parker.

North Carolina Field & Family

The magazine for North Carolina Farm Bureau members

The Winter 2019 edition of North Carolina Field and Family is out now! In this issue, you’ll read about the annual poinsettia fundraising tradition at Homewood Nursery & Garden Center, discover five reasons to visit the N.C. Transportation Museum, get four tasty recipes that take coffee beyond the brew and more!

Statement by NC Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding on the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

North Carolina Farm Bureau is deeply disappointed by the announcement that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been canceled, costing eastern North Carolina’s farmers and rural residents critical opportunities for the future. North Carolina’s farmers and rural communities are facing unprecedented financial challenges that threaten their very survival, and for many,…

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