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With agroforestry, woodlands can also yield crops such as mushrooms, leeks | Washington Post

With agroforestry, woodlands can also yield crops such as mushrooms, leeks | Washington Post | North Carolina Agriculture | Scoop.it

Forest farming can be an attractive option for property owners who want to earn more from their land without cutting timber. "Know your market before you plant," says N.C. State University Cooperative Extension specialist Dr. Jeanine Davis.

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Farm to Fork 2012 Picnic takes place May 20

Farm to Fork 2012 Picnic takes place May 20 | North Carolina Agriculture | Scoop.it

Join a remarkable group of North Caorlina piedmont farmers and cooks for an evening of food, live music and fun, all to benefit new farmer training programs.

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No additional cold damage to western NC crops | WCNC-TV

Farmers in western North Carolina say this week's cold snap has done little additional damage to their crops.

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Natural sweetener producer expands U.S. stevia crop production to Southeast | MarketWatch

The move marks the first-ever commercial stevia crops for Georgia and North Carolina; Welcomed by Commissioners of Agriculture for paving way for promising agricultural opportunities.

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Nigerian agriculturist visits N.C. State

Nigerian agriculturist visits N.C. State | North Carolina Agriculture | Scoop.it

Smallholder farmers in southeast Nigeria don’t have access to expertise from an extension service. But thanks to an enterprising journalist, farmers there can learn basic lessons about agriculture simply by turning on their battery-powered transistor radios to FARM 98.0 FM.

 

Nnaemeka C. Ikegwuonu, a Rolex Laureate and airwaves agriculturist, was in Raleigh recently for the opening of the new Nature Research Center. Because of his interest in agriculture, he asked to spend some time at N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Compound from wild tomatoes is natural, effective herbicide | Phys.Org

A naturally occurring compound derived from wild tomato plants is also a fast-acting, nontoxic herbicide, according to researchers at North Carolina State University.

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25 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Also Farmers

25 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Also Farmers | North Carolina Agriculture | Scoop.it

A great reminder that all types of people farm.


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