News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

By on February 2, 2018

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “If record yields didn’t make profits in 2017, how might 2018?” Southeast Farm Press: How

Recipe: Mama’s Chili Sliders

By on February 1, 2018

We are just a few day’s from one of the largest eating days of the year in the United States, behind Thanksgiving of course. And while you can’t go wrong serving chicken wings at your Super Bowl party, here is

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS International Marketing section plans trip to trade trip to Brazil

By on January 30, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The department’s Marketing Division is planning a trade trip to Brazil Feb, 18-24 that Commissioner Troxler will be attending. Brazil is one

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 20-26

By on January 26, 2018

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “10 factors that will shape rural communities,” Southeast Farm Press: Expect strong U.S. consumer confidence, an

Recipe: Super Bowl Sunday chicken wings

By on January 25, 2018

Televisions across the country will be tuned in on February 4th to watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. And whether you’re watching to see Tom Brady

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Marketing Division to host Buyer Grower Exchange meetings for fruit and vegetable growers.

By on January 22, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The department’s Marketing Division will host a Grower/Buyer Exchange Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jordan Lake Educational

10 NC companies receive Good Food Awards

By on January 22, 2018

Ten North Carolina food companies were honored this past weekend in San Francisco at the 2018 Good Food Awards. These awards are given to companies and products that are exceptionally delicious and support sustainability and social good.  Chosen from more

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 13-19

By on January 19, 2018

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Documentary: Land of Opportunity,” WRAL: (N.C. Board of Agriculture member Jose Calerdon is featured) Immigration

Recipe: Zuppa Toscana Soup

By on January 18, 2018

J January’s chill calls for warm, “stick-to-your-bones” type meals. It’s no wonder that National Soup Month falls during what’s often the coldest month of the year. The recipe below utilizes fresh and local Swiss chard or kale, which are both

Dicamba training begins Jan. 25

By on January 17, 2018

Tobacco and other crops are sensitive to dicamba and 2,4-D, so it is important to use best management practices when applying them. Last year, applicators were required to attend training for use of auxin products. The training is specifically designed