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News Roundup: June 10-16

By on June 16, 2017

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. “Six quick facts about N.C. A&T’s agriculture college,” Greensboro News & Record: (Video) N.C. A&T

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Today’s Topic: NC horse owners should have animals vaccinated against EEE

By on June 13, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Note: This week, State Veterinarian Doug Meckes fills in for Commissioner Troxler. Summer is here, which means it’s mosquito season in North

News Roundup: Aug. 2-8

By on August 8, 2014

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. “Workshop to offer advice

News Roundup: Aug. 3-9

By on August 9, 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. “NC veterinarians say equine

Tips for protecting against mosquitoes

By on August 20, 2012

Recent reports of the West Nile Virus appearing across the country and in North Carolina have led many people to ask what they can do to prevent the spread of the disease. One of the easiest ways is to manage

News Roundup: April 7-13

By on April 13, 2012

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. “FDA wants farmers to

News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

By on August 26, 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. HURRICANE IRENE HEADLINES “North

Today’s Topic: Vaccinate horses against EEE, West Nile virus

By on July 2, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Mike Davis fills in for Rhonda and talks with Commissioner Troxler about two diseases that can be deadly for

Today’s Topic: Equine Vaccinations

By on April 14, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Now is the best time to vaccinate horses, donkeys and mules against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, and this