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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Very Good Supply Of NC Produce Forecast For July

July 7, 2020

July is upon us and what better time of year is there for my favorite fruits -- N.C. melons. Melons...

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N.C. Peach Season Kicks Off Summer Season

June 15, 2020

The first day of summer may be right around the corner, but fresh N.C. peaches are already available at farmers...

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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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USDA Announces CFAP Webinars for Ag Producers

June 4, 2020

Producers, Farmers and Ranchers: Are you an Ag producer interested in participating in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program? Join the...

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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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