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Vaccination time for West Nile Virus and Triple E (EEE) for equine.

By on May 10, 2022

Summary: As the weather warms, now is the time to take steps to protect your equine from WNV and EEE through vaccination. In the South, it seems like we deal with mosquitoes almost year-round. That might be a slight exaggeration,

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Equine owners reminded to get their animals vaccinated against EEE and WNV. State sees first cases of both this year.

By on August 17, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Summary: The state has recently seen its first cases of Triple E (Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis) and West Nile Virus. Both of these

Today’s Topic: Mosquitoes and ticks can be harmful to livestock; keep an eye out for these pests

By on August 25, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The state has seen five cases of EEE already this year, easily doubling the total number of cases for all of 2019.

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Today’s Topic: Mosquito season is coming; vaccinate your equine

By on May 8, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With warm weather also come mosquito season, which brings the risk of mosquito-borne diseases for equine. Horse and donkey owners are encouraged

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News Roundup: Nov. 10-17

By on November 17, 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. “Morganton community college rallies to help turkey farmers,” Asheville Citizen-Times: The only Animal Welfare Act-approved

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

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: July 14-20

By on July 20, 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. “National drought a double-edged

News Roundup: July 7-13

By on July 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. “N.C. State Fair details

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