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News Roundup

By on December 11, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Find a local source

Raleigh company recalls sandwiches because of Listeria

By on October 10, 2009

Fisher-Rex Sandwich Co. of Raleigh is voluntarily recalling some of its pre-packaged sandwiches after tests by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in product samples. UPDATED with corrected product code information: The

Thursday in China: A long and interesting day

By on August 6, 2009

Wednesday, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler signed a memorandum of understanding with the Yunnan Department of Agriculture. On Thursday, we began putting the agreement into action. We visited three farming operations in the Shilin area of the province. Local agricultural leaders,

Today’s Topic: National Farmers Market Week

By on August 4, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Aug. 2-8 is National Farmers Market Week, and it’s a great time to visit a farmers market and pick up some