Strawberry referendum scheduled for Nov. 17-19
North Carolina strawberry growers will hold a referendum to decide whether to increase the current strawberry assessment during the Southeast Strawberry Expo in Pinehurst Nov. 17-19.
Since 1989, the strawberry assessment has been used to advance strawberry research and marketing to improve the industry.
Farmland preservation workshops scheduled
The N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund will hold six workshops across the state for those interested in protecting local agricultural lands. The ADFP Trust Fund will be collaborating with the state USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service staff to host these workshops. Read More>>