Taylor Parrish

Taylor Parrish is the Social Media Coordinator in the Public Affairs division of the Department. An alumni of N.C. State University and former Marketing and Sales Assistant with Scott Farms, a sixth-generation sweet potato farm out of Lucama, N.C., she is no stranger to the world of agriculture. Football and singing are two of her favorite things.

N.C. Agriculture is an international endeavor

By on June 29, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Zach Mussler, International Marketing Specialist with our Marketing Division, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each Wednesday here on

Running on four hooves and an agriculture dream

By on June 22, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Will Thompson, Livestock Marketing Specialist, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each Wednesday here on the blog or any

N.C. products are a local catch

By on June 20, 2022

Agriculture is integrated in every aspect of our lives, from food to clothing and even sports. Our Got To Be NC team capitalizes on this widespread view of agriculture every year by partnering with local baseball teams to market and

Monitoring food and ensuring consumer safety

By on June 15, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Lucy Love, Produce Safety Specialist with our Food and Drug Protection Division, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each

A career above ground: Working with trees in N.C.

By on June 8, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Bobby Smith, Tree Improvement Supervisor in the eastern part of the state with our N.C. Forest Service, is one of

Ways to show local love on your wedding day

By on June 3, 2022

It’s wedding season, which means that couples across North Carolina are coming together to demonstrate their love for one another and commit to a lifetime together. This special day is a wonderful opportunity for couples to also showcase love for

N.C. Ag in the Lab

By on June 2, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Micah Gardner, Chemist and lab Supervisor in our Microanalytical Lab of the Food and Drug Protection Division, is one of

A bug’s eye view in protecting N.C. plants

By on May 25, 2022

We Are Agriculture is a year-long series that will highlight the hard-work done by employees across the Department of Agriculture. Joy Goforth, Plant Pest Administrator with our Plant Industry Division, is one of those employees. Stay tuned each Wednesday here

“Ag”vocating for the Industry at Williams Produce Farm

By on May 22, 2022

The Young Farmer of the Day program is a new addition to the Got To Be N.C. Festival. The program, sponsored by Farm Credit, recognizes three young farmers who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry & blaze

Roots run deep at Andrews Tree Farm & Nursery

By on May 21, 2022

The Young Farmer of the Day program is a new addition to the Got To Be N.C. Festival. The program, sponsored by Farm Credit, recognizes three young farmers who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry & blaze