Today’s Topic: Asian longhorn ticks linked to the recent death of five cows in Surry County.

By on July 23, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Livestock producers and pet owners are advised to be especially watchful for ticks after the recent death of five cows in Surry

Today’s Topic: Be on the lookout for the invasive Spotted Lanternfly, especially if you are traveling north.

By on July 22, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The invasive Spotted Lanternfly has been found in several northeastern states including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. But officials in

Busy Summer for Invasive Tree-Killer: Emerald ash borer detected in 11 new counties since May

By on July 19, 2019

Summer is often full of plans, but no one has been busier this year than the emerald ash borer. Although small, this invasive beetle is killing countless ash trees across the state. Since May, it has been confirmed in 11

Recipe: Pork and Watermelon Kebobs

By on July 18, 2019

Since it’s watermelon season, we wanted to share a N.C Watermelon Association recipe with you all this week. This recipe if full of nutrients and easy to make for a large group or for just a quick dinner! North Carolina

Agriculture internships help build interest in Ag careers

By on July 17, 2019

Summer break is a time when many college students decide whether to spend their summer at the beach or the mountains. While other students utilize this time for career-building internships. This is a great way for students to get experience

Celebrating 20 Years: The N.C. Agromedicine Institute brings awareness to farmer health and safety

By on July 15, 2019

North Carolina is often recognized as a leader in agriculture. When it comes to the health and safety of our farmers, the N.C. Agromedicine Institute has ensured that we are a nationwide model in developing programs that protect and enhance

Recipe: Pea and Crab Salad

By on July 11, 2019

Drum roll please! The up-and-coming, favorite crop is…peas! Click here for more about the tiny vegetable that has gained popularity this season. Be sure to grab your produce and ingredients at the local farmers market or neighborhood grocery store and

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Today’s Topic: June plantings released by NASS; corn and cotton up, tobacco and winter wheat down significantly.

By on July 8, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The National Agricultural Statistics Services recently released its June plantings and while corn and cotton plantings are up by 7 percent, tobacco,

Recipe: Strawberry Yogurt Shortcake

By on July 4, 2019

Happy 4th of July! This week, we want to share a sweet, festive treat for this patriotic weekend from The Dairy Alliance. North Carolina ranks 3rd in the nation in strawberry production. Be sure to grab your ingredients at your

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Today’s Topic: Use caution with fireworks during the upcoming July 4th holiday

By on July 3, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” July 4th is just around the corner and that might mean shooting off fireworks for some listeners. With dry conditions across the