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N.C. Commissioner Troxler: Local Produce at Farmers Markets, Roadside Stands, and Grocery Stores

By on July 27, 2021

It’s a busy time of year for fruit and vegetable growers and you can find the efforts of their hard work at farmers markets, roadside stands and grocery stores. There’s no reason not to shop local. If consumers are looking

IMPEC grant has major impact on meat and seafood processors

By on December 30, 2020

In September 2020, Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler announced the creation of the Increasing Meat Production Efficiency and Capacity (IMPEC) grant program, administered by the NCDA&CS. The $20.25 million grant program aims to strengthen the meat supply chain and ensure

News Roundup

News Roundup: Oct. 8-14

By on October 14, 2016

Each week 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. “North Carolina farms engulfed by Matthew’s wake,” Politico: Conflicting reports emerged Wednesday of hog

News Roundup: Nov. 28 – Dec. 6

By on December 6, 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. “U.S. farm bill has

News Roundup: Nov. 9-15

By on November 15, 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. “Christmas tree farmers predicting

News Roundup: June 26 – July 2

By on July 2, 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. “June recorded as hottest ever

Stained-glass…pig?

By on January 21, 2010

Stained glass windows depict many beautiful settings, from abstract mosaics and flowers to religious depictions and landscapes. But have you ever seen a stained-glass pig? Visit the downtown Raleigh location of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and

Today’s Topic: 4-H Centennial Celebration

By on October 20, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” From humble beginnings in northeastern North Carolina as corn-growing clubs, North Carolina 4-H has grown into the largest youth development program

Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair

By on October 13, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. State Fair starts Thursday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. on the state fairgrounds in Raleigh. In addition to the

N.C. Museum of History’s Farm Fresh Family Day brings the farm to downtown Raleigh

By on September 21, 2009

Only at the N.C. Museum of History’s upcoming Farm Fresh Family Day will you be able to catch a hay ride in downtown Raleigh. The free event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, with