The Internal Revenue Service Farmer's Tax Guide is now available on the IRS.gov website for use in preparing upcoming 2013 tax returns. The publication contains information on the farming business either as an owner or tenant.
SPARTA, N.C. - The smell of pine and trails of needles will make their way into thousands of North Carolina homes this weekend, and a growing number of families are looking for trees that are green inside and out.
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A western North Carolina dairy farm described as one of the largest in the state and one of its owners has pleaded guilty in federal court to violating the Clean Water Act after animal waste was discharged into the...
Accelerating Appalachia, the first-of-its-kind, nature-based business accelerator program based in Asheville, is dominated by hometown ventures. These local ideas — from a bark house to lotion to pizza — were on full display at Monday’s pitch presentations at Highland Brewing.
The presentation is one of the final steps in the Accelerating Appalachia program, which started Oct. 3. The next step: The awarding of two $50,000 investments to the top companies.
From tomatoes to pumpkins, most fruit and vegetable crops rely on pollination by bees and other insect species – and the future of many of those species is uncertain. Now researchers from North Carolina State University are proposing a set of guidelines for assessing the performance of pollinator species in order to determine which species are most important and should be prioritized for protection.
Bob Kellam and Susan Wyatt's prime land between downtown Raleigh and Knightdale has long been eyed by developers. But the owners instead created what will become a nature preserve, environmental education center and sustainable farming incubator.
North Carolina has lot riding on the outcome of the closed-door drama playing out in Washington as members of Congress work against a deadline this month to hammer out divisions in a new five-year farm bill.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Some Christmas tree growers have already opened for business in North Carolina, and agriculture officials say consumers will be picking from one of the best crops in recent years.