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News Roundup: June 23-29

By on June 29, 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. “Community icon John Snipes

News Roundup: May 5-11

By on May 11, 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. “Farmers markets getting money

Today’s Topic: The availability of farm labor and its impact on the 2012 growing season

By on February 14, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda discuss how uncertainty about farm labor could be a factor in farmers’ decisions for 2012. Concerns

Today’s Topic: Recapping the Ag Development Forum and previewing NASDA’s winter meeting

By on February 7, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda recap the seventh annual Ag Development Forum and discuss the winter meeting of the National Association

Today’s Topic: Agriculture needs a workable guest worker program

By on October 25, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Several states have passed laws requiring employers to use the federal E-Verify program to make sure immigrant workers are in the U.S.

News Roundup: March 12-18

By on March 18, 2011

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. “Owner hopes dark meat