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News Roundup: Jan. 5-11

By on January 11, 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. “Raleigh man will lead

Today’s Topic: The farm bill extension

By on January 8, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Legislation passed by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” also included an extension of the farm bill. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda that

News Roundup: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

By on January 4, 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. “Local chefs open shops

News Roundup: Dec. 8-14

By on December 14, 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 review of tobacco

Ag Voices: Students talk classes, farm bill and student teaching

By on December 12, 2012

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry

Today’s Topic: Farm bill remains in limbo as Congress nears end of session

By on December 4, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” While much attention in Congress is focused on avoiding the “fiscal cliff,” a top question in the agriculture community is: Will Congress

Today’s Topic: Farm bill’s fate uncertain as Congress recesses until November

By on October 2, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The current farm bill expired Sunday, and Congress recently went into recess without having passed a new version or an extension. The

News Roundup: Sept. 15-21

By on September 21, 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. “Agricultural experts seek immigration

News Roundup: July 21-27

By on July 27, 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. “Officials still watching for

Today’s Topic: Farmer participation in agricultural surveys is important

By on April 24, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Farmer participation in USDA’s quarterly agricultural surveys is currently averaging from 75 to 80 percent, a drop of about 5 percentage points