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Today’s Topic: August Crop Report

By on August 16, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” USDA’s August Crop Report reflects the hot, dry summer in North Carolina. Yields for corn, soybeans, cotton and tobacco all are feeling

News Roundup: May 28-June 3

By on June 3, 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. “Judge’s ruling favors Sanderson

Annual report on agricultural research stations available online

By on January 19, 2011

North Carolina has a nationally recognized agricultural research system that has worked to improve crop productivity and farming techniques. The partnership between NCDA&CS, N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University continues to benefit agriculture in our state, as evidenced

News Roundup: October 23-29

By on October 29, 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. “After Flooding, NC Crops

Today’s Topic: Flooding poses threat to crops

By on October 5, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about the torrential rains that affected much of eastern North Carolina last week. The

Today’s Topic: Planting season

By on April 1, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Spring has sprung, and this week Commissioner Troxler talks about the issues farmers face as they begin to plant crops and