SFN Today

Friday, February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014

USDA's RMA adjusts final planting dates for cotton, tax reform proposal unveiled, and Jennifer with dairy products in the Market Shoppes at that State Farmers Market in Raleigh.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

February 27, 2014

China still a developing market for NC ag, coalition calls for immigration reform action, and Jeff with Beth Moore's Produce in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

February 26, 2014

CME Group launces consumer-friendly website, final planting date changes for cotton insurance coverage, and David with Market Imports at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh on the final days of their 20% off sale.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014

NC Ag Commissioner highlights latest census of agriculture, non-GMO Cheerio's not selling any better than conventional product, and Monica Wood, Marketing Specialist with the State Farmer's Market in Raleigh.

Monday, February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014

NC State Extension re-organization moving ahead, preliminary farm survey numbers are out, and David of McGee's Crossroads farms in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Friday, February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014

NC State Ag Economist Dr. Nick Piggott outlines cost analysis of double cropping, companies are finding it difficult to fulfill claims of being GMO free, and John of Longhill Nursery with perennial herbs in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014

North Carolina Farm Bureau releases study results on impact of lack of immigration reform, NC Biotech Center's Norris Tolson announces retirement, and Mrs. Wise of Wise Farms in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014

Winter wheat crop needs help rebounding from weather, recent winter storm leaves damaged trees, and Lucille of Brushy Mountain Orchards in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014

Farm Bill done, immigration reform up next, conservation innovation grant pre-proposal deadline coming up and Cleve of FM Frame Shop in the Market Shoppes at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Monday, February 17, 2014

February 17, 2014

Latest winter storm could have been much worse for ag community, pork producers react to Chick-Fil-A announcement, and Barry Hines of Bee Blessed Pure Honey in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

February 11, 2014

NC Ag Commissioner Troxler expands on 2014 Farm Bill, National Cotton Council sees cotton acres rising this year and Betty Tart of Tart Farms with firewood in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Monday, February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014

38th Southern Farm Show in the books, local reaction to the passage of the farm bill, and Betty of Walker Farms in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

February 7, 2014

50 new companies at this year's farm show, Cargill reintroduces lean, finely textured beef, and Robert of Whitfield Farms in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February 5, 2014

38th annual Southern Farm Show underway at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, farm bill passes the Senate, headed to the White House and Ken of Pierce's Fruit & Produce with gourmet coffee in the Market Shoppes at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

February 4, 2014

NC Aquaculture Development Conference early bird signup ends soon, February is sweet potato month, and many activities are planned, and Janice with Perry Lowe's Orchards in the farmer's area at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Monday, February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014

Farm Bill clears US House with many compromises, controlling damage from hail come spring, and Betty Tart of Tart Farms in the farmer's area with firewood in the at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

January 31, 2014

Southern Farm Network wants you for the new SFNToday dot com, farm bill score confirms $23 million in cuts, and Vicki with LuMil Vineyards in the Market Shoppes at the State Farmers' Market in Raleigh.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

February 3rd, 2014

The farm bill, hail, tornadoes, and that darn ground hog Phil!