All tagged agriculture

Smith Hardy Photo Album: Duplin County, NC

In these photos, you will see some disturbing images of this town which sits near Wallace and Chinquapin. I saw anything from cows to dead chickens floating around. So many people lost so much. The most interesting images were the ones of the cows on the front porch of one of the homes that sits right off Highway 41. It’s going to be a long road ahead in terms of recovery but I am confident they will rebuild.

Cooking with Tammy Kelly: Making your summer peachy

Not only do peaches taste amazing but are a nutritional powerhouse as well. In one medium peach, you will see only 60 calories and more than 20 different macro and micronutrients, including fiber, vitamins, A, C, E, potassium and zinc.  And of course, they are naturally free of fat, sodium, cholesterol, gluten and trans fats!!  

Agricultural rally to be held on Monday

State leaders are planning a rally to discuss the importance of agriculture in North Carolina and the NC Farm Act.

After six committee hearings, 11 votes and nearly ten hours of debate, the NC Farm Act of 2018 passed the General Assembly on June 15. The NC Farm Act of 2018 currently awaits action from Governor Roy Cooper.