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Today’s Topic: North Carolina’s pork industry feeds us and provides jobs in North Carolina.

By on June 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” North Carolina’s pork industry has been in the news lately, but not in a way that tells its overall contributions to our

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Today’s Topic: Latest farmland preservation efforts preserve more than 800 acres; first joint partnership between Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund and the U.S. Air Force.

By on January 9, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The department’s Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently signed the first two conservation easements under a joint partnership with the

News Roundup

News Roundup: May 6-12

By on May 12, 2017

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. “New farmers face dwindling land, soaring prices in Triangle,” The News & Observer: Thomas Saile

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News Roundup: Feb. 4 – 10

By on February 10, 2017

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. “919 Beer: Sweet potato lager,” WRAL: (Video) February is Sweet Potato month and what better way

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

By on December 2, 2016

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. “Family Trees: Selling Christmas trees more of a passion than a business,” Winston-Salem Journal: When Christmas

News Roundup: Sept. 17-23

By on September 23, 2016

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. “Crop science execs defend mergers; NC Senator cites regulation as driving deals,” WRAL: Top officials for

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Today’s Topic: Economic impact of NC agriculture, agribusiness increases to $84 billion

By on June 7, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” N.C. State University economist Mike Walden has released his yearly analysis of the impact that agriculture and agribusiness have on North Carolina’s economy. His analysis

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 26 – April 1

By on April 1, 2016

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. “Agribusiness still No. 1 in Robeson County,” Fayetteville Observer: A drive down the back roads

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Today’s Topic: NC Ag Awareness Day bringing big crowd to Raleigh

By on March 17, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” National Agriculture Day is tomorrow (March 18), and in North Carolina it’s also Ag Awareness Day. Organizers are expecting about 1,500 people

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.