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News Roundup: May 24-30

By on May 30, 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. “Consultants find ease, multiple

Today’s Topic: Weather experts revise hurricane forecast as season enters peak period

By on August 21, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With the Atlantic hurricane season entering its peak period, National Weather Service forecasters said recently that wind patterns and above-normal water temperatures

Today’s Topic: Hurricane season

By on May 29, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Even though two named tropical storms have already formed, the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Friday. Farmers need to be

Today’s Topic: Senate Committee on Emergency Preparedness makes recommendations to help agriculture

By on February 21, 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 recommendations for disaster response that the state Senate’s Committee on Emergency Preparedness put forward last

Today’s Topic: 2011 N.C. crop summary contains good and bad news

By on January 24, 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 USDA’s 2011 crop summary for North Carolina, which was a mix of good and bad

News Roundup: Jan. 7-13

By on January 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. “Steve Troxler, guest columnist:

News Roundup: 2011 Year in Review

By on December 30, 2011

The following are the top 10 headlines of 2011, as determined by our Public Affairs staff. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “S. Korea president signs laws enabling US trade deal,” USA Today (Nov. 29):

Today’s Topic: Reflecting on a challenging year in agriculture

By on December 20, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Christmas is almost here, and North Carolina farms provide a lot for the holidays, from food for feasts to greenery for decorations.

Today’s Topic: November Crop Report shows decline in cotton yields

By on November 29, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The November Crop Report from USDA showed that North Carolina cotton yields have continued to decline in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

News Roundup: Nov. 11-18

By on November 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. “Top USDA official discusses