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Today’s Topic: 2012 N.C. State Fair has third-highest attendance ever

By on October 23, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The 2012 State Fair has come to a close. Total attendance was 965,297, the third-highest total ever. Commissioner Troxler says he likes

Advance ticket sales for N.C. State Fair start Monday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m.

By on July 31, 2009

Heads up to anyone who loves their thrill rides fast, their food deep-fried and their pumpkins huge: Admission, ride and Dorton Arena concert tickets for the N.C. State Fair go on sale Monday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at www.ncstatefair.org.

News Roundup

By on July 10, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “‘Five Farms’ a documentary