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N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock show participants have until March 1 to apply for scholarships.

By on January 21, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The application period to apply for a N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarship is open until March 1. Any youth who showed

Troxler names new assistant commissioner and Research Stations division director

By on January 12, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With the start of a new year, two NCDA&CS employees have been promoted into leadership roles, including Kaleb Rathbone as a new

Marshall Grant to join the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame

By on December 23, 2020

Summary: Three men with broad agricultural backgrounds and wide impact have joined the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame. The 2020 class includes Fred N. Colvard, John Holman Cyrus and Marshall Grant – all unanimous selections. The reach of these men’s

John Holman Cyrus to join to NC Agricultural Hall of Fame

By on December 22, 2020

Summary: Three men with broad agricultural backgrounds and wide impact have joined the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame. The 2020 class includes Fred N. Colvard, John Holman Cyrus and Marshall Grant – all unanimous selections. The reach of these men’s

Fred N. Colvard to join the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame

By on December 21, 2020

Summary: Three men with broad agricultural backgrounds and wide impact have joined the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame. The 2020 class includes Fred N. Colvard, John Holman Cyrus and Marshall Grant – all unanimous selections. The reach of these men’s

Fire ant quarantine area expands to part or all of 77 counties.

By on December 3, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The quarantine area for red imported fire ants has expanded and now includes part or all of 77 counties. The quarantine now

Peak Season Soil Sampling Fee to Start Dec. 1

By on November 24, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Peak season testing fees are set to go into effect Dec. 1 at the Agronomic Services soil testing lab, marking the last

NOVEMBER CROP REPORT RELEASED, YIELDS MIXED

By on November 17, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released its November crop report with mixed news on yields. Corn and soybeans were up, but

N.C. Forest Service offers military discount on tree seedling sales in November.

By on November 10, 2020

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 is continuing its sale of tree seedlings, offering military members a discount on tree orders during the month

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Organic production up $224.9 million in North Carolina since 2016

By on November 3, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released results of the 2019 Organic Survey, which showed total North Carolina sales of organic farm