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Food Distribution trucks and staff keep food moving to places of need

By on April 14, 2020

In a time when very little is predictable or consistent, the department’s 18 Food Distribution truck drivers have kept food moving to places that need it most. Those drivers are moving USDA commodities available through The Emergency Food Assistance Program

News Roundup

News Roundup: June 17-23

By on June 23, 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. “Addressing rural hunger in Lenoir County,” Kinston Free Press: Across America, some 42 million people

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: Ag Forum set for Feb. 4

By on February 2, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is hosting two events aimed at farmers and agribusinesses on Thursday in the Holshouser

News Roundup: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

By on January 6, 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. “Horse virus appears in

News Roundup: Sept. 3-9

By on September 9, 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. “Google invests in hog-waste

News Roundup: Aug. 13-19

By on August 19, 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. “Townsends Crestwood Farms growers

News Roundup: March 26-April 1

By on April 1, 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. “Cold snap shouldn’t harm