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Today’s Topic: Recent suspected case of Equine Infectious Anemia is a reminder to take steps to protect equine from exposure to the disease.

By on March 26, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A recent suspected case of Equine Infectious Anemia in a mule in Transylvania County is a reminder for equine owners to take

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Today’s Topic: Mosquito season is coming; vaccinate your equine

By on May 8, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With warm weather also come mosquito season, which brings the risk of mosquito-borne diseases for equine. Horse and donkey owners are encouraged

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 10-17

By on November 17, 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. “Morganton community college rallies to help turkey farmers,” Asheville Citizen-Times: The only Animal Welfare Act-approved

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Today’s Topic: NC horse owners should have animals vaccinated against EEE

By on June 13, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Note: This week, State Veterinarian Doug Meckes fills in for Commissioner Troxler. Summer is here, which means it’s mosquito season in North

News Roundup: Oct. 24-Oct. 30

By on October 30, 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. “How a toxin in beetles is killing N.C. horses,” The Technician: Last month, the North

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 14-20

By on February 20, 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. “North Carolina must develop

News Roundup: July 14-20

By on July 20, 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. “National drought a double-edged

News Roundup: April 14-20

By on April 20, 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. “Pavilion gets official touch,”

News Roundup: April 7-13

By on April 13, 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. “FDA wants farmers to

News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

By on August 26, 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. HURRICANE IRENE HEADLINES “North