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IMPEC grants already producing results for processors and farmers

By on January 26, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” As 2020 came to a close, our department was finishing up work to finalize all the documentation for $20.25 million in grants

In the kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Rounding up a few favorite beef recipes

By on July 6, 2017

    WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. Below, Brian and Lisa feature recipes with beef as a main ingredient. With 1,000 registered meat handlers in the

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 29 – May 5

By on May 5, 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. “Pork industry favors incentives for river protection,” The News & Observer: Keeping pollution out of

Recipes: Celebrating NC-raised beef

By on May 4, 2017

May is National and North Carolina Beef Month and a great time to find fresh N.C. beef from your local farmers market or grocery store. With more than 1,000 registered meat handlers in North Carolina, finding fresh and local meat

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 11-17

By on March 17, 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. “Urbanization, food safety regulations among challenges facing N.C. farming, speaker says,” Salisbury Post: On another subfreezing

News Roundup

News Roundup: Jan. 21-27

By on January 27, 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. “Family cattle farm returns to natural approach,” The Robesonian: Eddie Moore calls to his herd

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 2 – 8

By on April 8, 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. “Working for change in the meat industry,” The Technician: Sarah Blacklin, program director of NC Choices,

Field Trip: Following a meat and poultry inspector

By on March 28, 2016

NCDA&CS inspector Codi Brandon’s office is located at Piedmont Custom Meats, a slaughter and processing plant in Gibsonville. And at this facility, inspecting the animals is her job. She is one of about 85 inspectors located across North Carolina whose job

‘Meating’ the needs of local farmers

By on March 23, 2016

Tremendous growth. In two words that’s how the rise of meat handlers in the state would be described. The number has gone from one meat handler in 2002, to 876 currently registered with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 27-March 4

By on March 4, 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. “Mount Airy’s Nester Hosiery finds success with Farm to Feet brand,” Winston-Salem Journal: Officials with