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Today’s Topic It’s peach season.

By on July 7, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This is the time of year when farmers markets across the state start to really hit a peak in terms of availability

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Today’s Topic: New agriculture and agribusiness numbers released; industry continues to grow

By on June 30, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week N.C. State University economist Mike Walden released updated agriculture and agribusiness numbers, and the industry has seen growth, moving up

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Today’s Topic: Modified Junior Livestock shows will be held at the State Fair and Mountain State Fair; open shows cancelled.

By on June 23, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” We recently announced that we would be holding junior livestock shows at the State Fair and Mountain State Fair whether we end

Today’s Topic: Time for equine owners to update vaccinations against EEE and West Nile Virus

By on June 16, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Equine owners are reminded there is still time to get their animals vaccinated against Triple E (EEE) and West Nile Virus. We

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS working on bill to expand local meat processing.

By on June 9, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As food processing facilities nationwide are working hard to meet demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic, NCDA&CS is seeking funding to help expand

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Today’s Topic: Keep your ears open in Northwestern N.C. for the emergence of 17-year cicadas.

By on June 2, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Folks in the Northwestern counties of Ashe, Alleghany, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry and Wilkes may soon hear the familiar sounds of 17-year cicadas

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Today’s Topic: Gypsy moth treatments slated to begin in early June for 7 treatment blocks

By on May 26, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Gypsy moth treatments are slated to begin June 4 and continue through June 20 in seven counties.   Summary of Talking Points:

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Today’s Topic: Work is in the home stretch on the Agricultural Sciences Center. Update on where the project stands.

By on May 19, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Summary: The Agricultural Science Center is expected to be less than 6 months away from completion. Commissioner Troxler offers an update on

Today’s Topic: Blueberry season and keeping it local.

By on May 12, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Activity remains steady at farmers markets across the state as blueberry season gets underway. Summary of Talking points: Activity at the state

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS playing “matchmaker” between growers and grocery stores. And, don’t forget mom on Mother’s Day.

By on May 5, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” NCDA&CS continues work to help growers who supplied restaurants and other institutions make connections with grocery stores. A few weeks ago, we