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Today’s Topic: Auxin training scheduled

By on January 16, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Through March, 31 training workshops have been planned statewide for anyone planning to apply auxin herbicides such as 2,4-D or dicamba. These

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS 2019 highlights.

By on December 31, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As we come to the end of the year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the department’s accomplishments

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Today’s Topic: Propane safety tips

By on December 26, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As the weather turns colder, many people across the state rely on propane to stay warm. The department’s Standards Division works with

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Today’s Topic: Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift.

By on December 19, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food

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Today’s Topic: North Carolina turkeys head up to Washington D.C. representing North Carolina’s $609 million turkey industry

By on November 26, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Two turkeys from North Carolina have made their way up to Washington D.C. to be presented to President Trump and his wife.

Today’s Topic: New nematode molecular diagnostic fee in effect.

By on November 21, 2019

The NCDA&CS’ nematode lab had a record-breaking year with over 52,300 samples processed, including 2,878 molecular diagnostic samples. Interest in nematode testing has increased from sweet potato producers, particularly in identifying the Guava root knot nematode. The lab has had

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By on October 30, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Each year, the N.C. State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame inducts new members in different categories. This year, six were inducted under

Today’s Topic: The N.C. State Fair is a celebration of agriculture

By on October 15, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” State Fair week is upon us. Commissioner Troxler calls it his favorite time of year because the event brings so much joy.

Make plans now to attend the 2019 N.C. State Fair Oct. 17-27

By on October 9, 2019

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 is just around the corner and fairgoers still have time to save money by buying their tickets in

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Today’s Topic: Hurricane Dorian

By on September 17, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commissioner Troxler discusses agricultural damage caused by Hurricane Dorian. Initial damages point to losses in corn, tobacco, beans and cotton. Fortunately, losses