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From the blog: Fourth-generation Orange County farm makes transition from tobacco to tilapia

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With fresh fish now in Whole Foods, some Publix stores, a number of Asian markets and in restaurants and other retail outlets in North Carolina, Canada and New York, Taylor Fish Farm seems well on its way to laying a solid foundation for the future. Read More>>


Spring is ideal time for homeowners
to submit soil samples

The department urges home gardeners and landscapers to prepare now to submit soil samples over the next few months to optimize growing conditions. From April 1 to the end of November, there is no charge for soil testing, and sample results are usually ready within about a week of submitting samples. Read More>>

From the blog: How to take a good soil sample


NCDA&CS launches focus on ag pollinators

Ag pollinators logoUp to a third of the food we eat can be directly attributed to the work of bees, birds, butterflies and other animals.

Find out more about what the NCDA&CS is doing to support pollinators -- and how farmers and landowners can help. Details>>