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Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair sets two record-attendance days

By on October 23, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Despite having to delay our opening by a day, we have had some bright spots at this year’s fair. These include record

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Today’s Topic: The N.C. State Fair starts in two days. We hope to see you there.

By on October 9, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. State Fair starts in two days and we hope you are making your plans now to attend. The State Fair

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Today’s Topic: U.S. Forest Service grant helps protect urban ash trees from emerald ash borer

By on September 11, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Forest Service received a grant from the U.S. Forest Service that is being used to protect urban ash trees from

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Today’s Topic: Crop and weather report for August.

By on September 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Agricultural Statistic’s Division recently released the crop and weather reports for mid-August, which gives a snapshot of soil moisture across the

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Today’s Topic: Sweet potato weevil quarantine issued for two counties in South Carolina

By on August 28, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Recently a sweet potato weevil quarantine area was established for Berkeley and Jasper counties in South Carolina after weevils were detected there.

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Today’s Topic: Agricultural fair season is under way. The Mountain State Fair is coming Sept. 7-16 in Fletcher.

By on August 21, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Late summer and early fall is the heart of the agricultural fair season in North Carolina. The Drexel Community Fair is the

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Today’s Topic: FDA may take action to enforce truth in labeling on milk products

By on August 14, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Continual efforts are under way to encourage the Food and Drug Administration to take action to enforce truth in labeling on milk

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Today’s Topic: N.C. Congressmen bringing national attention to the implications of nuisance lawsuits in the state.

By on August 7, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The ongoing nuisance lawsuits against hog production in North Carolina were the topic of discussion of a National Agriculture Leaders Roundtable hosted

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Food and Drug Protection Division inspectors work to ensure that recalled products are removed from shelves and consumers know about recalls.

By on July 31, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Whenever there is a national food recall where a product is known to have been distributed in our state, our Food and

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Today’s Topic: Official groundbreaking for the Agricultural Sciences Center was held in Raleigh. Now work begins on the co-located lab that is expected to be completed in late 2020.

By on July 24, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services officially broke ground Monday, July 23, on the $107 million Agricultural Sciences Center, a