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National Weights and Measures Week celebrates how inspectors touch your life daily

By on March 1, 2016

On a typical day you might think about your upcoming trip to the grocery store or maybe your weekend plans out of town. What you probably don’t think about is whether you are paying the correct price at the store or

Tips to save green on lawncare items this spring

By on March 1, 2013

Spring gardens are about to bloom across North Carolina. But before homeowners dig in to a new year, the department’s Standards Division is inspecting mulch, fertilizer and other garden products to make sure consumers aren’t short changed at checkout. The

Photos from the Field: Fuel analysis truck

By on February 28, 2011

Tomorrow is the start of National Weights and Measures Week, which recognizes the sometimes unnoticed contribution of state and local weights and measures officials. In North Carolina, the NCDA&CS Standards Division is responsible for regulating weights and measures for businesses.

Today’s Topic: National Weights and Measures Week

By on March 2, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” March 1-7 is National Weights and Measures Week. It’s a time to think about the many products we buy or weigh,