rain http://publicradioeast.org en Rainy June Takes a Toll on Local Crops http://publicradioeast.org/post/rainy-june-takes-toll-local-crops <p>An excessively wet and rainy June has damaged some crops in Eastern North Carolina. Lee Jenkins has more on the extent of the damage and what effect it may have on the consumer.</p><p></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:38:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 18518 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/12/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-071213 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on the Down East Journal, we highlight a partnership between local farmers and the military aimed at eating locally grown food- and producing energy from local biofuel crops.&nbsp; And, we speak with the organizer of the Crystal Coast Music Festival about Saturday’s event on the </span>Bogue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sound Waterfront in Morehead City. &nbsp;Catch the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:44:16 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 18334 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/12/13) Shellfish Closure Following Hurricane Sandy http://publicradioeast.org/post/shellfish-closure-following-hurricane-sandy <p><span><span class="sr-tease"><span>Storm water runoff from Hurricane Sandy has stopped oyster and other shellfish harvesting across coastal North Carolina.</span></span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:53:32 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 6996 at http://publicradioeast.org