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North Carolina SweetPotato Commission Announces Michelle Grainger as New Executive Director

North Carolina SweetPotato Commission PRESS RELEASE Former Managing Director of NC State University’s Executive Farm Management Program and Director of the Center for Innovation Management Studies joins the North Carolina SweetPotato Producers with eyes on the future for growth in the industry.   Benson, North Carolina – July 31, 2020 –The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission, Inc. today announced that Michelle L. Grainger has joined the Commission as Executive Director. With over 20 years of management experience to…

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Cash Crop 2019

By BusinessNC  Posted March 1, 2019 Appeared as a sponsored section in the March 2019 issue North Carolina is much more than its growing metropolitan areas such as Charlotte and the Triangle. It’s also endless acres of cropland, pasture and timber stands. The state’s agricultural sector is open to growth of all kinds. North Carolina has long been the nation’s leading sweet-potato producer. It’s also a powerhouse pork producer and a leader…

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How well do you know sweetpotatoes?

Living Well Eating Smart: How well do you know sweetpotatoes? Sweetpotato Energy Bites By Andrea Luttrell, RDN, LDN Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a sweetpotato and yam? Turns out, quite a bit! While the names of these veggies often get mixed up (and are even used together on packaging), they really are pretty different. And interestingly, most of us have never even eaten a…

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