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Workshops aim to improve emergency response

By on May 23, 2011

With recent tornadoes in eastern North Carolina, flooding along the Mississippi River and hurricane season almost here, natural disasters are on the minds of many N.C. farmers. The Emergency Programs Division of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Photos from the Field: Farmers market flood

By on January 24, 2011

According to a recent report from the NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, 2010 saw record-breaking snow storms, above-average temperatures and increased precipitation across the U.S. December was one of the coldest on record for Raleigh and other parts

Top 5 In the Field posts of 2010

By on December 29, 2010

As another year comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to look back over the past 12 months and highlight our five most popular blog posts of the year. A unifying theme does not connect these posts.

Pet project: NCDA&CS division works to ensure companion animals can get shelter from storms

By on September 16, 2009

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Floyd, which caused massive flooding throughout Eastern North Carolina in September 1999. The storm killed 52 people and millions of animals. It damaged crops, barns, equipment, businesses and homes. The level of devastation

Today’s Topic: The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Floyd

By on September 15, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” On Sept. 16, 1999, Hurricane Floyd struck the North Carolina coast. The flooding that followed caused $6 billion in damage throughout

NCDA&CS staff to do presentation about emergency response to group from India

By on June 24, 2009

Staff from the NCDA&CS Emergency Programs and Veterinary divisions will present information about the department’s agricultural emergency response and prevention efforts to visiting public policy professionals from India on Friday. The group is enrolled in the Uttar Pradesh Training Program,