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Farms, Food and You

Issues in agriculture affect not just farmers. They influence our lives every day. Explore these issues with NC State University experts and others with ties to agriculture and food-related industries in North Carolina and beyond.


Keep Those Bee Hotels Buzzing

To celebrate World Bee Day, Farms, Food and You sat down with NC State’s Elsa Youngsteadt to learn how we can help foster bee populations with gardens and bee hotels.

$95.9 Billion

Food, fiber and forestry industries contribute over $95.9 billion annually to North Carolina’s economy. That’s 16% of the state’s $592 billion gross state product, according to “Agriculture and Agribusiness: North Carolina’s Number One Industry.”