Agriculture

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online about concerns linked to N.C. farm bankruptcies. John Hood’s Daily Journal argues that a Bernie Sanders presidential nomination would hurt N.C. Democrats.
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2020
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    Hog Farm Odor Lawsuit: Bladen Journal quotes JLF’s Dr. van der Vaart

    Recently, a panel of judges in Richmond, Virginia heard oral arguments in the case, Joyce McKiver, et. al. v. Murphy-Brown, LLC. As Alan Wooten explains in his recent Bladen Journal article, the case is a compilation of hog nuisance lawsuits in North Carolina. The way the court rules could…
    Brenee Goforth, February 4, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online that N.C. hemp farmers face uncertainty about the impact of new federal regulations. The Daily Journal explains how two recent court cases highlight the importance of upcoming races for N.C. Supreme Court.
    Mitch Kokai, February 4, 2020
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    Will Trump Address Clean Water Act Overreach?

    Senior Fellow at the John Locke Foundation and former secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, Don van der Vaart, is hoping President Trump lays out the next steps for his federal rule change to the Clean Water Act (CWA) at Sunday’s American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention.
    Brenee Goforth, January 17, 2020
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    “Why Everything They Say About Climate Change Is Wrong”

    That’s the title of a piece by Michael Shellenberger that appeared in Forbes today. Shellenberger begins by making it clear that he is not a climate change denier. On the contrary, he says: Climate change is an issue I care passionately about and have dedicated a significant…
    Jon Guze, November 25, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on federal rules that could stifle North Carolina’s growing hemp industry. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how a new report about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline reveals abuse of power by Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration.
    Mitch Kokai, November 25, 2019
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    Impossible Whopper Wednesday

    As I hinted this morning, a few of us at the John Locke Foundation and Carolina Journal did participatory research and journalism this afternoon. We intended to compare Impossible Whoppers and regular Whoppers from Burger King. Instead we learned that orders on Uber Eats are sometimes canceled without notice after…
    Joseph Coletti, November 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. hemp farmers’ struggle to meet stringent state THC standards. The Daily Journal explains how the recent debate over a new N.C. congressional”base map” revealed evidence of partisan bias from Democrats.
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2019