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Today’s Topic: Strawberries are in season

By on May 1, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The strawberry season has been a little slow to arrive because of cooler temperatures, but fresh, locally grown berries are hitting the

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Today’s Topic: Exercise caution when burning debris in the spring.

By on April 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. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think safety and exercise caution during the spring fire season, which

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Today’s Topic: Farmers heading back into the field; planting intentions for 2018 announced

By on April 10, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Across the state, farmers are heading back into the fields, getting ready to plant their 2018 crops. The National Agricultural  Statistics Services

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Today’s Topic: Exhibitors wanted for the Got to Be NC Festival

By on April 3, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Got to Be NC Festival will be held May 18-20 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. While we are still a

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Today’s Topic for Broadcast on March 27: Ag Exports Seminar coming up

By on March 27, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” An upcoming Ag Export Seminar hosted by the N.C. Department of Agriculture May 24 and 25 offers an excellent opportunity for farmers

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Today’s Topic: Cost-share grants available through NCDA&CS for farmers markets, farmers and agritourism operations.

By on March 13, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS Marketing Division has a couple of cost-share grants available for farmers and farmers markets. Farmers who test their water supply

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Today’s Topic: National Weights and Measures Week highlights the work of our Standards Division

By on March 6, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS Standards Division ensures accuracy in trade by inspecting such tools of commerce as commercial scales, price scanners, gas pumps and

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Today’s Topic: Boll weevil assessment stays at 75 cents per acre.

By on February 27, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The state’s boll weevil assessment will stay at 75 cents per acre of cotton. The money from the assessment is used to

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Today’s Topic: Applications being accepted for N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarships through March 1.

By on February 20, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Youth that participated in the N.C. State Fair youth livestock shows are eligible to apply for a $2,000 scholarship for higher education.

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Today’s Topic: N.C. Forest Service reaches agreement to allow Osprey landings at Bladen Lakes State Forest.

By on February 13, 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 has reached a lease agreement with the Naval Facilities Command the U.S. Marine Corps that allows MV-22 Osprey