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Examining Cattle Transactions in the U.S.

from AFBF

In recent months, there have been many conversations about how cattle are and should be marketed in the U.S. Some discussion has focused on the optimal level of cattle transactions through certain marketing channels in order to facilitate greater price discovery. In order to more fully understand these conversations

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A sweet family tradition that stuck for over 75 years

from NCDA&CS

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Audra and Rick Ellis, of Ellis Farms, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run for an entire year on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be

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2020 Graduate Spotlight: Tori and Tripp Johnson

from NCDA&CS

Like many other students, the Johnson siblings are missing
out on important milestones in their lives due to COVID-19. While they may not
have been afforded traditional graduation ceremonies, the Johnsons have made
the best of their situation.

Tori and Tripp Johnson come from a family of farmers. The
brother and sister

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17 Years in the Making: Periodical Cicadas Emerging in North Carolina

from NCDA&CS

Along with donning face masks, some North Carolinians may also be wearing earplugs! After nearly two decades underground, a wave of periodical cicadas is beginning to emerge this month and they will be a noisy bunch! Last spotted in 2003, a group of 17-year cicadas referred to as Brood

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The Leader

Commentary on current issues facing farmers

Things change quickly. Just a few weeks ago we were focused on issues like trade, commodity prices, rural broadband, and mental health. To be clear, these are still extremely important issues to farmers and rural communities in North Carolina. But now it’s nearly impossible to talk about anything other than the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our economy, our society, our businesses, our livelihoods, our way of life, and most of all the people around us: our friends, families, neighbors, and loved ones.

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!

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