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Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: Modified Junior Livestock shows will be held at the State Fair and Mountain State Fair; open shows cancelled.

By on June 23, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” We recently announced that we would be holding junior livestock shows at the State Fair and Mountain State Fair whether we end

News Roundup

News Roundup: Oct. 14-20

By on October 20, 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. “Arnold brings home the bacon for brothers,” The Stanly News & Press: Just because you can’t

New changes coming to N.C. State Fair livestock program

By on June 2, 2016

Winning the N.C. Born and Bred category has long been a source of pride for exhibitors at the N.C. State Fair and N.C. Mountain State Fair. The category is a testament to the quality of cattle, goats, sheep and swine

Two inducted into N.C. Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame

By on September 14, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler inducted two new members into the N.C. Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame on Friday during opening day of the 2015 fair. Betty Reeves and Dr. Beverly Hargus were recognized for their longtime support of

Today’s Topic: Junior livestock shows among State Fair’s opening-weekend highlights

By on October 18, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. State Fair has had nice weather and large crowds since it opened Oct. 13. One of the highlights of the

N.C. State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame inducts three new members

By on October 17, 2011

Kenneth E. Vaughn Dr. John C. Wilk Joyce Wilson General Supporters General Supporters Horses Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler inducted three longtime livestock supporters into the N.C. State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame Sunday, Oct. 16, at the State Fairgrounds. Inductees

News Roundup: October 30-November 5

By on November 5, 2010

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. “Christmas tree rises at

Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair

By on October 12, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about that fall tradition, the N.C. State Fair. The fair runs Oct. 14-24 at

Photos from the Field: Livestock shows

By on August 9, 2010

Each year, thousands of animals are displayed in livestock shows at the N.C. Mountain State Fair in Fletcher and N.C. State Fair in Raleigh, and it’s no surprise why participation is so high. North Carolina’s livestock industry is one of the best in the

Photos from the Field: Dorton Arena

By on August 2, 2010

One of the most-recognized buildings in North Carolina, J.S. Dorton Arena is seen by hundreds of thousands of people during the N.C. State Fair each year, as well as by thousands of school kids in textbooks. Workers, like the one