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Monday, April 9, 2007
Thousands of pigs die in farm in North Carolina from virus
April 9, 2007 Thousands of pigs die in farm in North Carolina from virus Thousands of pigs have died from a disease at a farm in North Carolina as pork producers in a county report a spike in the ailment caused by a virus. Farm owner Ronald ...
Friday, February 23, 2007
North Carolina to turn hog waste into electricity
February 23, 2007 North Carolina to turn hog waste into electricity   The North Carolina Pork Council (NCPC) is evaluating the feasibility of making electricity from pig waste. Raleigh-based utility Progress Energy has decided to render its ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Pig waste to power 90,000 homes in North Carolina
December 26, 2006 Pig waste to power 90,000 homes in North Carolina Hog farms in North Carolina, US could produce enough electricity to power more than 90,000 homes, according to a study financed by the state's Utilities Commission. North C ...
Friday, September 15, 2006
Soybean rust hits US state North Carolina
September 15, 2006 Soybean rust hits US state North Carolina Asian soybean rust has been found in North Carolina for the first time this year, reported early Thursday (Sep 14) by state disease management officials on the US Department of Ag ...
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
US state of North Carolina battered by Tropical Storm Ernesto
September 13, 2006 US state of North Carolina battered by Tropical Storm Ernesto Crop damage from flooding and rain caused by Tropical Storm Ernesto has risen to $59 million, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said Tuesday (Sep 12). The ...
Monday, August 28, 2006
Organic poultry plant opens in US state of North Carolina
August 28, 2006 Organic poultry plant opens in US state of North Carolina Elite Foods LLC, an organic turkey and chicken company, has opened a poultry processing plant in Troy, North Carolina. The 38,000-square-foot plant would produce Alis ...
Monday, December 5, 2005
US detects bird flu in North Carolina
December 5, 2005 US detects bird flu in North Carolina The USDA said turkeys at a farm in North Carolina State recently tested positive for a low-pathogenic strain of bird flu, which posed no threat to humans. Routine tests revealed the tur ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Perdue Farms To Expand North Carolina Poultry Plant
March 24, 2004 Perdue Farms To Expand North Carolina Poultry Plant Perdue Farms plans to invest $14.2 million and add 150 new jobs at its Concord, North Carolina processing plant, according to Cabarrus County officials who were quoted in a ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2003
U.S.'s North Carolina Pig Industry Gets Ready For Hurricane Isabel
September 17, 2003 U.S.'s North Carolina Pig Industry Gets Ready For Hurricane Isabel As thousands in the rural districts of North Carolina, USA evacuated their homes in anticipation for hurricane Isabel, the state's farmers were preparing ...

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