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News Roundup: Jan. 23-29

By on January 29, 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. “Johnston Co. May Have Competition On Proposed CSX Project,” Time Warner Cable News: “At the end

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 10-16

By on January 16, 2015

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. “NC State Presses For

Nickels for Know-How referendum passes by huge margin

By on December 14, 2011

In November, users of feed and fertilizer across North Carolina overwhelmingly approved continuing the Nickels for Know-How program. The referendum passed with 96 percent of the vote. The 60-year-old program consists of a voluntary assessment of 15 cents per ton

Troxler receives Distinguished Service Award from N.C. Agricultural Foundation

By on November 10, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is one of two recipients of 2011 Distinguished Service Awards given by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation at N.C. State University. State Sen. David Rouzer also received the award this year. The awards are given annually

Today’s Topic: Troxler teaches college

By on August 24, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The start of a new school year finds Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler returning to his alma mater, N.C. State University, to

NCDA&CS, NCSU collaborating on speaker series for ag students

By on February 16, 2010

For decades the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and N.C. State University have partnered on agricultural research and various other programs and services. On Thursday, we’re launching our latest collaboration, a speaker series for students in the College