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. “Ag Exports to China
This week, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and representatives from several N.C. commodity groups are visiting Beijing on a trade mission. Andrea Ashby, NCDA&CS assistant director of public affairs, is also in China and is posting periodic updates of the visit.
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will lead an agricultural trade mission to China next week. The trip will focus on selling more N.C.
We had a busy day in China, with our group splitting up to cover three commodities: tobacco, soybeans and cotton. I met with Commissioner Jiang Chenkeng, the head of China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, and several members of his staff.