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Rob Montague recognized as NCDA&CS Employee of the Year

By on February 8, 2021

Robert “Rob” Montague’s involvement in the local community and his commitment to respond to wildfire emergencies – plus many other local emergencies – are major reasons he was recently recognized as the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 2020

Today’s Topic: The N.C. Forest Service’s 2018 seedling sales are under way.

By on July 3, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Forest Service has begun its annual seedling sales, offering nearly 50 species of conifers and hardwoods to landowners. These seedlings

New recruits learn the strategies and tactics of combating wildfire

By on February 21, 2018

Airplanes and helicopters fly overhead, fire engine lights flash, sirens blare, while volunteer firefighters and residents lob questions and suggestions at the initial attack incident commander, whose job is to form a plan and bring order to the chaos. Fortunately

News Roundup

News Roundup: Dec. 10-16

By on December 16, 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. “McCrory signs $200M disaster recovery bill,” WRAL: Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday signed a $200

On National Arbor Day, consider the role of trees

By on April 24, 2015

Today is National Arbor day and the N.C. Forest Service is encouraging all North Carolinians to think about all that our forests do for us. Trees bring more than scenic beauty; large deciduous trees shade and cool houses in the

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 7-13

By on February 13, 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.  “Plant-grafting business breaks ground

News Roundup: Nov. 15-21

By on November 21, 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.  “FDA Holds Listening Session

News Roundup: Oct. 4 -10

By on October 10, 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.  “Commerce Secretary Decker still

News Roundup: March 23-29

By on March 29, 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. “Chinese-owned lumber company expanding