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News Roundup: Nov. 4-9

By on November 9, 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. “CRISIS TEXT ALERT SYSTEM AVAILABLE FOR PORK PRODUCERS,” Southern Farm Network: The Pork Checkoff has

Plant-a-row for the hungry

By on August 6, 2009

The NCDA&CS has many partners, but few have a direct impact on the lives of people in North Carolina like our partnership with hunger relief agencies across the state. From Feeding America Food Banks that are served through commodity deliveries

News Roundup

By on May 1, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Eating pork won’t make

Today’s Topic: Food Banks

By on March 10, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, they discuss how food banks are affected by the economic downturn, and how the N.C. Department of Agriculture and

NCDA&CS sees more USDA commodities arriving for Emergency Food Assistance Program

By on March 5, 2009

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries across the state are seeing a sharp increase in demand for emergency food assistance as more and more people struggle in today’s economic environment. These agencies provide a much-needed safety net for many people. This