Viewing: Photos from the Field

Senate Super Sippers best House All Stars in N.C. dairy chugging contest

By on June 17, 2015

  A big crowd formed to watch the 16th annual N.C. Dairy Chugging Contest held at the Legislative Building in Raleigh. The Senate Super Sippers, represented by Sen. Mike Woodard and interns from Sen. Andrew Brock and Sen. Ralph Hise’s

Photos from the Field: It’s Strawberry Time!

By on May 22, 2014

May is prime time for fresh N.C. strawberries. To celebrate the season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Strawberry Association partnered to highlight local strawberries in grocery stores and commissaries statewide. The promotion included special

Photos from the Field: Southern Plant Board’s annual meeting held in Raleigh

By on April 30, 2014

Today wraps up the 2014 annual meeting of the Southern Plant Board in Raleigh. U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Services officials and state plant regulators from 13 Southern states and Puerto Rico are here to discuss plant

Photos from the Field: Vance County Farmers Market open house

By on April 4, 2014

The Vance County Regional Farmers Market is almost ready to house farmers, produce, baked goods, flowers and more. Thursday, the site was host to a ribbon cutting and luncheon for partners who were involved in planning and building it. Dewitt

National Ag Day and Ag Awareness Week

By on March 25, 2014

Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon was on the N.C. State University campus today to help celebrate Agriculture Awareness Week and National Ag Day. As part of the festivities, Joe was challenged to a milking contest by Dr. Richard Linton, dean of

Celebrating National FFA Week

By on February 18, 2014


N.C. pets ready in case of disaster

By on November 1, 2013

Earlier this week, Emergency Programs Director Sharron Stewart was on hand when the AKC Pet Disaster Relief program made a special presentation to Pamlico County Emergency Management. Pamlico County became the first in the country to receive an AKC Pet

NCDA&CS prepares for hurricane season

By on August 21, 2013

North Carolina has seen its share of hurricanes and other natural disasters. It seems that every part of the state has been affected by hurricanes. Hugo hit Charlotte. Fran hit Raleigh. Floyd flooded the eastern part of the state. Ivan

Photos from the Field: Happy Birthday, Got to Be NC!

By on July 14, 2013

On July 14, 2005, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler officially “rolled out” the department’s new identity campaign for N.C. agricultural products — Got to Be NC. He did it by driving up to a press conference at the State Farmers Market

Photos from the Field: The Orchard at Altapass

By on January 7, 2013

We have an extensive collection of photos taken over the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ history.  In our Photos from the Field posts, we’ll pull some of these snapshots out of our archives and take a look back