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International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

By on March 31, 2017

In North Carolina, we often take for granted the humble sweet potato. It’s a Southern staple and a part of many family dinners here. In other parts of the world, however, the sweet potato is a relatively new product. That’s why

Today’s Topic: Trade mission will focus on expanding NC ag exports to Europe

By on June 17, 2014

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The value of North Carolina’s ag exports has grown to almost $4 billion in recent years. Next week, Commissioner Troxler will lead

Today’s Topic: Trade mission to Europe

By on June 8, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” International markets continue to play an important role for North Carolina tobacco, especially as growers’ contracts with U.S. tobacco companies shrink.