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Today’s Topic: Hurricane Dorian

By on September 17, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commissioner Troxler discusses agricultural damage caused by Hurricane Dorian. Initial damages point to losses in corn, tobacco, beans and cotton. Fortunately, losses

Hurricane Dorian & Our Trees: Minor Immediate Impact, Implications for Long-term Impacts to Tree Health

By on September 11, 2019

After devastating the Bahamas and other Caribbean Islands before turning north and skirting the eastern U.S. coast, Hurricane Dorian made landfall on Cape Hatteras in North Carolina on Sept. 6, 2019 as a Category 1 storm. A four-to-seven-foot storm surge

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Today’s Topic: Agriculture Year in Review

By on December 31, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” What a year it has been! Listen below as Commissioner Troxler has a Christmas Day chat with Mike Davis from the Southern

Stressed Out by Hurricanes!

By on October 24, 2018

Within the last month, back to back Hurricanes Florence and Michael have created stress on communities throughout our state and across the Southeast. While the loss of life and livelihoods are always of primary concern, many people have also had to

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News Roundup: Nov. 4-9

By on November 9, 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. “CRISIS TEXT ALERT SYSTEM AVAILABLE FOR PORK PRODUCERS,” Southern Farm Network: The Pork Checkoff has

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Today’s Topic: Hurricane season is here

By on May 30, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Hurricane season begins June 1, and Commissioner Troxler says it’s time for farmers to get ready for it. Researchers at N.C. State

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Today’s Topic: Don’t try to reason with hurricane season; be prepared

By on May 31, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” June 1 marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, and the forecast calls for an above average year, which is probably not

NCVMA podcast: Hurricane Preparedness for your pets

By on June 12, 2013

Last week’s tropical storm may have caused mostly minor headaches, but North Carolina is no stranger to weather events that cause substantial damage and uproot lives for days, weeks or even months at a time. It’s important to prepare your

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

Are you ready to evacuate with your pets?

By on August 23, 2011

Hurricane Floyd slowly passed over North Carolina on Sept. 16, 1999, dumping up to 24 inches of rain on eastern North Carolina. Coupled with the 15 inches that Hurricane Dennis had dumped on the state just weeks earlier, every river