Independent Meat and Seafood Processors Can Apply for Grant Through NCDA&CS to Improve Production, Efficiency and Capacity

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has opened the application period for the third phase of its Increasing Meat Production, Efficiency and Capacity (IMPEC) grant program, which is geared to independent state meat and seafood processing facilities.

N.C. Pecan Growers Prevail, Good Crop For Thanksgiving

“Reports from growers are showing a good quantity and quality of pecans this year, with pecan season running into December,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler.

N.C. Peach Growers Pleased With 2019 Crop

“Consumers can expect peaches to be in good quantity and quality this year,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “Many growers began picking in early June with plans to continue through the end of August.”

2019 NC Strawberry Season Under Way

April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are expecting a very good crop that should last through Memorial Day.