RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina is blessed to have 8 million acres of farmland, but it’s losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. In fact, the American Farmland Trust ranks North Carolina as the second-most threatened state, behind only Texas, when it comes to the conversion of agricultural lands to other uses.
What does this mean for the future of agriculture in our state? And what’s being done about it?
In this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, hear from agricultural leaders working to ensure that the farms of today and tomorrow have access to productive farmland.
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–Dee Shore, N.C. State University