Crops and Forestry
International Trade Revolutionizes North Carolina’s Sweet Potato Industry
North Carolina sweet potatoes are crossing the pond, accounting for nearly 80% of international sweet potato sales.
North Carolina Farmer Grows Giant Varieties of Produce
North Carolina farmer Sam Jenkins isn’t afraid of a little hard work when it comes to cultivating giant...
How Sunflowers Helped One North Carolina Farmer Reach New Markets
Fifth-generation farmer Lee Britt grows 50 acres of brightly colored sunflowers to keep up with requests for his...
Business Is Blossoming at Sunshine Lavender Farm
Annie and Dale Baggett were looking for a change when they first moved to their land in Hurdle...
Enter to Win a U-Pick Experience at Blueberry Thrill Farm
Get outside and enjoy a beautiful summer morning picking local fruit and flowers at Blueberry Thrill Farm in...
How to Grow Garlic
Learn how to grow garlic in your home garden, plus where to find ramps – wild leeks that are...
The Christmas Tree Patch Offers Variety, Sustainability and Family Experience
Start a new family tradition this holiday season at The Christmas Tree Patch in Sanford.
Poinsettia Fundraisers Are a Holiday Tradition at Homewood Nursery
Homewood Nursery started selling poinsettias for local fundraisers 15 years ago, and the annual events have become an...
4 North Carolina Choose-and-Cut Christmas Tree Farms
Pick out the perfect Christmas tree at one of these North Carolina farms.
Spring Into N.C. Strawberry Season
Popularity of pick-your-own berry patches flourishes in North Carolina.