Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Division steps in to help small turkey producers before the holidays

By on November 14, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.”

The Meat and Poultry Inspection Division recently put temporary exemptions in place to allow farms that are permitted to process their own poultry to be able to process for other small farms.

This work around was able to save Thanksgiving for a lot of small farmers who needed a viable option for processing locally raised poultry.
Click on the link below to listen to Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda to find out why this exemption was needed and just how well represented North Carolina is on the Thanksgiving table.

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