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2020 Graduate Spotlight: Nallah Muhammad

By on June 4, 2020

During this unpredictable time, students like Nallah Muhammad have been reflecting on their educations, while looking forward to their futures. An Asheville native, Nallah Muhammad developed her passion for agriculture during her senior year of high school. Nallah and her

Today’s Topic: Cultivating young people’s interest in agriculture

By on December 9, 2014

  Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The average age of North Carolina farmers has continued to increase and now stands at 58.9, according to the 2012 Census

News Roundup: Nov. 8-14

By on November 14, 2014

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.  “Work doesn’t end for

News Roundup: June 7-13

By on June 13, 2014

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. “High thrips numbers reported

News Roundup: March 22-28

By on March 28, 2014

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. “Russia approves four U.S.

Commissioner Troxler: Celebrating small farms

By on March 28, 2014

This past week has been a big one for ag awareness in our state. We have celebrated National Ag Day, Ag Awareness Week and N.C. A&T State University’s Small Farms Week. On Wednesday I had the honor of attending a

News Roundup: March 15-21

By on March 21, 2014

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. “Hog virus outbreak stirs

February: What’s happening on the farm?

By on February 10, 2014

Farms are places of year-round activity. There is almost always something going on, regardless of the season. This month, we are beginning a new feature for the In the Field blog, where we will highlight one of our research stations

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS Research Stations Division is modernizing

By on December 24, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The General Assembly included $2.5 million in the state budget this year so the NCDA&CS Research Stations Division can modernize equipment. Commissioner

It’s Small Farms Week

By on March 24, 2013

This week, the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University celebrates its 27th annual Small Farms Week. The official kickoff event takes place Monday in Bladen County. Other events are scheduled throughout the week in Greensboro, including a resource