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Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: As a new batch of college graduates seek work, agriculture offers lots of career options.

By on May 22, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture and agribusinesses are big employers in North Carolina, employing about 16 percent of the state’s workforce or 686,000 people. As a

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 16-22

By on January 22, 2016

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. “Avian flu scare over in NC, but vigilance continues,” News & Observer: State officials have ended

First meeting of the Food Manufacturing Task Force takes place in Raleigh

By on June 19, 2015

Leaders in agribusiness, farming, research, higher education and government met this week in Raleigh for the first meeting of the N.C. Food Manufacturing Task Force. This task force was formed with the goal of creating jobs and expanding agriculture-based businesses.

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 14-20

By on February 20, 2015

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. “North Carolina must develop

Ag Voices: College internships

By on February 20, 2013

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry

Today’s Topic: Improving N.C. ports could boost ag exports

By on May 3, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Exports play a big role in North Carolina agriculture, and Commissioner Troxler believes the state could do a lot more if it

News Roundup: April 9-15

By on April 15, 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. “North Carolina strawberries hit