Turkey http://wunc.org en The State Of The Turkey Industry In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/state-turkey-industry-north-carolina <p></p><p></p><p>A lot of Thanksgiving dinners across the country will feature a turkey grown and processed right here in North Carolina.&nbsp; Butterball is headquartered here and produces about 20-percent of the nation’s turkeys.&nbsp;</p><p>But Butterball reports it’s <a href="http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/nov/24/butterball-investigates-underweight-gobblers/">coming up a little short</a> this year with fresh orders. And in another part of the state, one of the largest turkey slaughter houses is shut down.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:10:15 +0000 Leoneda Inge 26351 at http://wunc.org The State Of The Turkey Industry In North Carolina An Effort To Preserve Heritage Turkey Breeds http://wunc.org/post/effort-preserve-heritage-turkey-breeds If you&#8217;re buying a turkey in a grocery store this year, you&#8217;re probably getting a breed of turkey called Broad Breasted White. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:59:00 +0000 editor 26373 at http://wunc.org An Effort To Preserve Heritage Turkey Breeds Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable http://wunc.org/post/connecting-dots-news-roundtable <p>A new carnivore was discovered in Latin America. &nbsp;Bradley Manning was sentenced for leaking government secrets while Edward Snowden was on the run for a similar crime. &nbsp;And a look back at the March on Washington sparked a conversation about civil rights in the Middle East. &nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">Host Frank&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stasio</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">&nbsp;discussed a wide range of issues and their common threads with the news roundtable.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:29:31 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 21282 at http://wunc.org Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable House Of Raeford Cuts 1,000 Turkey Jobs http://wunc.org/post/house-raeford-cuts-1000-turkey-jobs <p>Nearly 1,000 workers at House of Raeford Farms slaughter plant in Hoke County will be officially out of jobs today.</p><p>It’s the end of an era for the town of Raeford. Some of the 950 workers at the turkey slaughter house will retire, some will be transferred to other House of Raeford poultry plants and cook facilities, and many will be jobless.</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:34:31 +0000 Leoneda Inge 19983 at http://wunc.org House Of Raeford Cuts 1,000 Turkey Jobs