Viewing: 2014 farm bill

Today’s Topic: Taking stock of the year in agriculture

By on December 23, 2014

  Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is almost here, and it’s a time of year to reflect on many things, including the past year in agriculture.

Today’s Topic: Federal grants will support specialty-crop sector

By on April 15, 2014

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The 2014 farm bill increased funding for the federal Specialty Crop Block Grant Program to $72.5 million, which should lead to an

Today’s Topic: Finally, a farm bill

By on February 11, 2014

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Congress gave final approval to a new five-year farm bill last week, and President Obama has signed it. This legislation is long

News Roundup: Feb. 1-7

By on February 7, 2014

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. Sweet Potato Commission

News Roundup: Jan. 24-31

By on January 31, 2014

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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Column: Forest health concerns,”