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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

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program passes new milestone – 4 million pounds collected.

By on April 28, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” On the heels of Earth Day celebrations, the NCDA&CS Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program has collected more than 4 million pounds of unused

Food Distribution trucks and staff keep food moving to places of need

By on April 14, 2020

In a time when very little is predictable or consistent, the department’s 18 Food Distribution truck drivers have kept food moving to places that need it most. Those drivers are moving USDA commodities available through The Emergency Food Assistance Program

Today’s Topic: COVID-19, social distancing and farmers markets; markets need the public’s help

By on April 7, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” We are beginning to get into the busier time at our farmers markets, which is creating challenges for social distancing. We are

Today’s Topic: Research on purple carrots

By on March 24, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” There is some interesting research work going on in the state on purple carrots that may lead to a potential market for

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Today’s Topic:Check us out on social media. The department has a presence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, plus we have a blog titled In the Field.

By on March 11, 2020

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 has an active social media presence, and it’s a great place to go to

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS’ 2020 goals and priorities.

By on February 19, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commissioner Troxler recently gave his annual State of Agriculture speech where he provided an update on the industry and he also talks

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Today’s Topic: Carolina Fine Snacks honored with the Exporter of the Year award

By on February 18, 2020

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 recently recognized Carolina Fine Snacks as its Exporter of the Year. The Greensboro-based snack