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International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

By on March 31, 2017

In North Carolina, we often take for granted the humble sweet potato. It’s a Southern staple and a part of many family dinners here. In other parts of the world, however, the sweet potato is a relatively new product. That’s why

Today’s Topic: Trade mission will focus on expanding NC ag exports to Europe

By on June 17, 2014

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The value of North Carolina’s ag exports has grown to almost $4 billion in recent years. Next week, Commissioner Troxler will lead

Faces in the Field: Annie Qiao

By on March 25, 2013

China, with a population of more than 1.3 billion, is one of several growing markets for N.C. products. In 2011, the department opened its first trade office in China. Since then, the Beijing office has helped N.C. farmers, foresters and

Cathy Ma receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

By on November 28, 2012

Cathy Ma, an international trade specialist with the department, received the Governor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding State Government Service Tuesday during a ceremony at the N.C. Museum of History. Through the International Trade Office, Ma works with processed food,