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Outdoor garden adds flavor to Durham high school

By on April 30, 2015

An overgrown grass courtyard at Northern High School in Durham has been converted to an urban garden, thanks to a grant from the Walmart Foundation and the Durham Soil & Water Conservation District. The multi-use Outdoor Environmental Learning Center provides valuable educational

Today’s Topic: 75th anniversary of soil and water conservation

By on January 10, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” 2012 marks the 75th anniversary of soil and water conservation in the U.S. and North Carolina. In fact, Anson County native Hugh

Today’s Topic: Strategic plan for ag water resources released

By on February 8, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week, a strategic plan was released that focuses on helping North Carolina agriculture remain strong and productive amid greater competition for

Today’s Topic: Sixth annual Ag Forum scheduled for Feb. 3

By on January 18, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” If it’s winter, it’s time for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ annual Ag Development Forum. The sixth annual forum