Yearly Archives: 2015

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A Renewed Call To Action

A new study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University, and the USDA, documents major sweeping declines in US agricultural biodiversity over the last 34 years, with an overall decline in some regions and only two regions showing any increases.
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New Video: Do the Crop Hop, Y’all!

We started the Crop Hop three years ago, as a way to bring our community together to celebrate family farmers and farm advocates. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate here in the North Carolina Piedmont -- delicious food, talented local musicians, and a boot-stompin’ square dance -- sounds about right! Check out our new video for the event!
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Recording of Oil and Gas Leasing in North Carolina Webinar

In recent years, some NC landowners have been presented with the opportunity to sign oil and gas leases, which give companies the right to conduct hydraulic fracturing (fracking). At the same time, lawmakers have debated the merits of active oil and gas industries in NC, leading to new laws and regulations governing the industries.
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