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NC Board of Agriculture approves rules for Animal Shelter Fund

By on August 25, 2017

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on Aug. 23 adopted permanent rules for the Animal Shelter Support Fund. The rules define eligible expenses and establish application guidelines for the fund. Temporary rules have been in place since November 2016. The General

NC Board of Agriculture approves new agronomic tests

By on May 25, 2017

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on May 24 approved changes to the suite of tests offered by the NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division. Here’s a summary of the changes: Added arsenic, selenium and chromium to the list of heavy metals the

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New fee schedule for forest management plans approved by Board of Agriculture

By on August 1, 2016

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on July 26 approved a new fee schedule for forest management plans prepared by the N.C. Forest Service. The new schedule includes a fee of $5 per acre for forest management and forest stewardship plans,

Board of Agriculture gets update on proposed laboratory

By on April 15, 2016

Planning has begun for a new facility that would bring five NCDA&CS laboratories into one location, members of the N.C. Board of Agriculture were told at their April 14 meeting. The Connect NC bond package that voters approved in March contained $94

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Board of Agriculture approves fee for avian flu testing of commercial flocks

By on February 18, 2016

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on Feb. 16 approved a new fee for rapid avian influenza tests conducted by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The fee, to be paid by the commercial poultry industry,

News Roundup: March 2-8

By on March 8, 2013

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. “Audio: Raleigh’s Largest Flavors

News Roundup: Sept. 3-9

By on September 9, 2011

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. “Google invests in hog-waste

News Roundup: Aug. 6-12

By on August 12, 2011

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. “Eastern N.C. remains parched,”

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

Two new members join N.C. Board of Agriculture

By on August 14, 2009

Gov. Beverly Perdue recently appointed Casey Armstrong of Enfield and Billy Johnston of Fletcher to the N.C. Board of Agriculture. She also reappointed Kirk Mathis of Roaring River and Bert Pitt of Macclesfield to the board. Armstrong fills the role