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Travelers can take extra steps to sleep tight and not let the bedbugs bite

By on August 28, 2013

Labor Day travel plans could bring travelers into contact with more than just a relaxing day in the mountains or at the beach. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages travelers to be aware of bedbugs and to

News Roundup: Aug 17-23

By on August 23, 2013

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. “State ag officials: Record

News Roundup: Sept. 15-21

By on September 21, 2012

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. “Agricultural experts seek immigration

Bedbug finds new home in N.C. State video

By on March 19, 2012

[FieldNotes]uuYw0XguMBE[/FieldNotes] Visitors to the N.C. State Fair last fall may have noticed a larger-than-life insect lurking in the Scott Building. The creature, an oversize bedbug, was created by NCDA&CS employee Laura Stover to help promote bedbug awareness for the Structural

News Roundup: Sept. 17-23

By on September 23, 2011

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. “Successful end to Mountain

Faces in the Field: Dr. Jung Kim

By on September 14, 2011

In July, the N.C. General Assembly transferred several programs from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Over the coming months, we will highlight some of the people behind those

News Roundup: Aug. 6-12

By on August 12, 2011

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. “Eastern N.C. remains parched,”

News Roundup: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

By on February 4, 2011

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. “Perdue slices budget; GOP

Today’s Topic: Battling bedbugs

By on November 30, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” In the past decade, bedbugs have made a comeback across the U.S. and in North Carolina. Homeowners and business owners need

News Roundup: September 25-October 1

By on October 1, 2010

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. “Rain pounds NC, bringing