Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Food and Drug Protection Division inspectors work to ensure that recalled products are removed from shelves and consumers know about recalls.

By on July 31, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Whenever there is a national food recall where a product is known to have been distributed in our state, our Food and

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 21 – 27

By on July 27, 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. “Less than a Week Left to Complete Census of Agriculture,” Southern Farm Network: The National Ag

Recipe: Crowd pleasing Watermelon Fruit Bowl

By on July 26, 2018

This week the State Farmers Market celebrated Watermelon Day. Watermelons are cool and juicy and perfect for a hot summer day. A watermelon fruit bowl is a great way to serve watermelon, the rind itself serves as the bowl. Good

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Today’s Topic: Official groundbreaking for the Agricultural Sciences Center was held in Raleigh. Now work begins on the co-located lab that is expected to be completed in late 2020.

By on July 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. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services officially broke ground Monday, July 23, on the $107 million Agricultural Sciences Center, a

News Roundup

News Roundup: July 13-20

By on July 20, 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. “Western Wake Farmers Market is Home at Last,” Cary Magazine: The Western Wake Farmers Market is

Recipe: Southern Smoke BBQ’s Mexican street corn (elotes)

By on July 19, 2018

This spring Southern Smoke BBQ  held one of it’s popular South Supper Series at it’s location in Garland. This event celebrates farm-to-table in a community atmosphere centered around a culinary theme. It’s a big event for the one-caution-light town and draws

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Today’s Topic for Broadcast on July 17: A new species of tick has been found in North Carolina that poses a threat to humans and livestock.

By on July 17, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A new species of tick has been found in North Carolina, raising the need for greater awareness of its presence and tick

National Ice Cream Month: Farm-to-Table Becomes Cow-to-Cone at Maple View

By on July 16, 2018

Maple View Ice Cream takes pride in what employees call the “cow-to-cone” experience – enjoying your favorite frozen treat in a rocking chair while overlooking a field filled with cows the milk came from. It doesn’t get much more local

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News Roundup: July 7 – 13

By on July 13, 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. “A Soybean Surge Makes Trump’s Trade War Look Deceptively Good,” WRAL: President Donald Trump’s trade

Recipe: Perfect Potato Salad

By on July 12, 2018

For six weeks a year, North Carolina could lay claim to being the potato capital of America. About 16,000 acres of potatoes are grown in Northeastern N.C. annually, producing about 3 million pounds of potatoes. These fresh, white table potatoes