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News Roundup: Aug. 20-26

By on August 26, 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. “Demand high for southern sweet potatoes,” The Packer: As national demand for sweet potatoes continues

Troxler receives Distinguished Service Award from N.C. Agricultural Foundation

By on November 10, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is one of two recipients of 2011 Distinguished Service Awards given by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation at N.C. State University. State Sen. David Rouzer also received the award this year. The awards are given annually

Board of Agriculture approves referendums to support research

By on April 14, 2011

Farmers will have a chance to vote on whether to continue a longstanding program that supports agricultural research, after the N.C. Board of Agriculture gave its approval to the referendum Thursday. In a meeting at the State Fairgrounds, the board