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Thomas Revels and Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler

Heroic actions earn Thomas Revels recognition as 2015 NCDA&CS Employee of the Year

By on February 26, 2016

Thomas Revels’ quick action to save the driver of a burning car last September has earned him the NCDA&CS Employee of the Year award for 2015. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler presented the award Feb. 22. The Employee of the Year is chosen from the

Grace Tung Thompson

Faces in the Field: Grace Tung Thompson, agricultural microbiologist supervisor

By on September 8, 2015

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection … and more. Through our Faces in the Field series, we provide a behind-the-scenes

Reardon honored by national organization

By on June 1, 2015

Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon recently received the presidential award from the Association of Public Health Laboratories at the 2015 APHL Annual Meeting & Ninth Government Environmental Laboratory Conference in Indianapolis. The award is selected by the APHL president and given to individuals who

Amie Newsome

Faces in the Field: Amie Newsome

By on March 2, 2015

The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market has a new market manager. Amie Newsome, a former Johnston County extension agent, became the first female full-time manager of the market. She replaces Fred Cole, who retired in December. In recent years, Charlotte has

N.C. Forest Service’s Greg Cox receives 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence

By on November 21, 2014

Greg Cox, mechanic supervisor with the N.C. Forest Service, was recently awarded a Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Efficiency and Innovation at a ceremony at the N.C. Museum of History. He was nominated for devising a program to save money

Faces in the Field: Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Agritourism Marketing Specialist

By on June 16, 2014

Recently Annie Baggett joined the Marketing Division team as Agritourism Marketing Specialist. She replaces Martha Glass who retired. The Agritourism Office has been a part of the NCDA&CS Marketing Division since 2003. The goals of the office include assisting farms

Faces in the Field: Jennifer Haugland, DVM

By on April 7, 2014

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection … and more. Through our Faces in the Field series, we’ll talk to

Greg Cox named 2013 NCDA&CS Employee of the Year

By on February 24, 2014

Greg Cox, a mechanic with the N.C. Forest Service, was recently named 2013 NCDA&CS Employee of the Year. Cox is responsible for the maintenance and repair of more than 100 pieces of equipment across an eight-county district. This stock ranges

Meet agriculture’s newest mascots

By on September 26, 2013

Commissioner Troxler and a parade of colorful fruit and vegetable characters were quite the sight on the Capitol grounds earlier this week. A few heads were turned as apple, peach, corn, strawberry, watermelon, potato and blueberry made their way from

Faces in the Field: Dee Webb, agricultural statistician

By on July 22, 2013

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection … and more. Through our Faces in the Field series, we’ll talk to