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Photos from the Field: Ground broken for new NCDA lab facility

By on April 4, 2011

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides testing for everything from food and cosmetics to seed and fertilizer. Most of the tests are conducted at the department’s Constable Laboratory near the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The building, is

Photos from the Field: American Honey Princess

By on January 10, 2011

In 1980, the first commercial honey processor in the state began operation in Winston-Salem. Around 200 barrels were processed in the first year, opening an untapped market for local beekeepers’ honey. In the same year, Sheila Sasser, became the first

Photos From the Field: Ho, Ho, Ho

By on December 23, 2009

Photos from the Field: Governor’s Mansion pig pickin’

By on June 22, 2009

We have an extensive collection of photos taken over the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ history.  In our Photos from the Field posts, we’ll pull some of these snapshots out of our archives and take a look back