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News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 23-29

By on September 29, 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. “North Carolina farmers handled dicamba well, but can improve,” Southeast Farm Press: Only 14 official dicamba

Farm safety is a 52-week responsibility

By on September 20, 2017

For 74 years, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. But farm safety is a year-round responsibility. Agriculture provides food, fiber and fuel for millions of people across the United States. But

News Roundup

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

Rural safety is a focus of Red Cross app

By on April 18, 2016

A lot can go wrong on a farm. From scratches and bruises to heat exhaustion or even dismemberment, farming is one of the most dangerous professions out there. With this in mind, the American Red Cross has partnered with Monsanto to

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 19-24

By on March 25, 2016

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. “Richmond County farmers, firemen train for ag trauma,” Richmond County Daily Journal: Farming can be

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: Safety on the farm

By on January 5, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As people make their New Year’s resolutions, Commissioner Troxler is asking N.C. farmers to make safety on the farm a priority in

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 11-17

By on April 17, 2015

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. Crop will be later

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 28- April 2

By on April 3, 2015

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. “A firm development for

News Roundup: Aug. 15-22

By on August 22, 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. “Sampson County wood pellet

Farm safety tips in honor of Safety and Hazard Recognition Month

By on June 12, 2014

Gov. Pat McCrory has proclaimed June to be Safety and Hazard Recognition Month, but farmers know that EVERY month is safety month. The department’s occupational safety and health staff focuses on keeping NCDA&CS employees safe on the job. Many of