North Carolina Produce Availability

August 6, 2020

North Carolina produce availability update.  New fruits to look forward to in August are apples, blackberries and raspberries. Apples are...

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Increasing Meat Production and Capacity Grant Program

July 13, 2020

Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler is pleased to announce the creation of the Increasing Meat Production Efficiency and Capacity (IMPEC)...

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Shipley Farms 2020 Virtual Chef Social, Part II

June 5, 2020

With the success of our first ever virtual Chef's Social, we decided to do it again!  Watch part two of...

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Watch The First Shipley Farms Virtual Chef Social

May 20, 2020

Shipley Farms Beef in Vilas, NC typically has an annual farm tour and chef social this time of year. Got...

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Celebrate Blueberry Season With These Kid-Friendly Recipes

May 15, 2020

Celebrate Blueberry Season With These Kid-Friendly Recipes! With students out of school and families cooking more meals at home than...

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Shipley Farms 2020 Virtual Chef Social

May 13, 2020

Any other year, Bob, Gray and the Shipley family would be inviting you to our annual Springtime Chef-Butcher Social and...

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Fun With Ag! Download The Got To Be NC Activity Book

May 8, 2020

Looking for something to keep the kids entertained... Agriculture can be a lot of fun! Now available, download the latest...

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Strawberry Growers’ Experience Offers Lessons To Others

May 6, 2020

May is strawberry month in North Carolina, and many growers are adjusting practices to follow guidelines put out by NCDA&CS....

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USDA Food Box Program

April 28, 2020

As part of the Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program, Secretary Perdue announced on April 17 that the USDA is exercising authority...

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Find Fresh, Local, NC Seafood

April 23, 2020

Nothing tastes quite like fresh, local North Carolina fish. Find Fresh Local Seafood! Right now, you can support your North...

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2020-2021 Dish This! Catalog Now Available

April 8, 2020

The 2020-2021 Dish This! catalog is now available!  Enjoy a light read with this digital book from the NC Specialty...

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NCDA Offers Online resources and activates Ag Assistance hotline to answer COVID-19-related questions

April 2, 2020

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services offers online resources for farmers, agribusiness operators and others who...

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