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Grill safety includes proper propane tank storage

By on May 25, 2016

The days are getting longer, the weather is warming up and swimming pools are beginning to fill. This means that another favorite summertime activity is heating up, too – it’s grilling season. Although in some parts of North Carolina, grilling

News Roundup: June 9-15

By on June 15, 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. “Lighting a fire in

Troxler gets firsthand look at wildfires

By on July 6, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler on Tuesday visited the sites of two major wildfires burning in eastern North Carolina. He met with N.C. Forest Service crews to learn how they are battling the fires, and also saw damage firsthand. The Forest