Agriculture

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    LISTEN: Cooper & Stein on immigration and the ‘dreamers’

    For weeks now, the focus has rightly been on the crisis at the southern border, as illegal immigrants flood into the United States and the Biden administration flails. But on Thursday, the focus was more on legal immigration and the economy as the American Business Immigration Coalition held a virtual…
    Donna Martinez, March 26, 2021
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    NC State Fair will Return in 2021

    North Carolina’s largest agriculture celebration, the N.C. State Fair was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus. Thankfully for fans of the popular event, State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced Wednesday, February 24, that the show will go on, and the fair will take place October 14-24. Troxler boasted plans…
    Brenee Goforth, February 24, 2021
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Uncertainty about the 2020-21 academic year is prompting more N.C. parents to look into alternatives to traditional public schools. Terry Stoops assesses the impact for school choice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Mike Long of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina discusses…
    Mitch Kokai, July 31, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The COVID-19 pandemic already has injected an unexpected element into North Carolina’s 2020 elections. Now the looting and riots linked to recent protests in the Tar Heel State could affect elections as well. Rick Henderson analyzes the potential impact for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2020
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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