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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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Sweet Summer Treats

What better way to celebrate the summer sun than with a delicious sweet treat made with the world’s best and most natural sweetener? Make this the sweetest season yet, with these three super simple, sweet summer recipes. Sweetpotato Pie Popsicles Cool down from the hot summer sun with these tasty sweetpotato pie pops! It’s as simple as throwing all the ingredients in the blender and freezing it for four hours before serving. What a perfect treat…

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