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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

Photos from the Field: 1940 Biennial Report

By on September 24, 2012

This month, two research stations operated in partnership between the department, N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University celebrate a centennial. The Tidewater Research Station in Plymouth celebrated 100 years last week, and the Oxford Tobacco Research Station  will

Photos from the Field: Chinese lumber buyers visit Asheville

By on September 5, 2012

Last week, the department’s International Marketing office hosted a delegation of Chinese lumber buyers in Asheville. The group, which represented 11 Chinese lumber companies, were in Western North Carolina to learn more about Appalachian hardwoods and visit with N.C. lumber

Photos from the Field: N.C. Forest Service crews will help fight wildfires in Idaho

By on August 13, 2012

The N.C. Forest Service is sending two 20-person crews of firefighters to battle wildfires in Idaho. Firefighters from the coast and Piedmont left today from the N.C. Forest Service Region 2 headquarters in Chatham County. Traveling by bus to Knoxville,

Photos from the Field: Heavy-scale workshop

By on June 18, 2012

Most summer travelers pass by the state’s eight weigh stations without a second glance. But for long-haul truck drivers and other transportation vehicles, weigh stations are an important stop that ensures the safety of all travelers. Instrumental to that safety