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N.C. History Museum’s lunchtime lecture to focus on farm-to-table economics

By on March 12, 2018

If you are in Raleigh this Wednesday, March 14, stop by the N.C. Museum of History from noon to 1 p.m. for a little lunchtime learning. This museum will host a free lecture on the impact of farm-to-table economics through

Today’s Topic: Summer is a good time for kids to learn about agriculture

By on June 11, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” For many children across North Carolina, this week marks the beginning of summer vacation. And summer is a good time for kids

N.C. Museum of History’s outdoor gardens tell the story of agriculture’s past, show us glimpses of its future

By on July 16, 2012

The N.C. Museum of History’s outdoor gardens are in full bloom, and visitors to the Capitol City can enjoy the plants while learning more about North Carolina’s agricultural past, present and future. The museum, in partnership with Syngenta, has filled

Today’s Topic: ‘Farm Fresh Family Day’ at N.C. Museum of History

By on September 22, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” “Farm Fresh Family Day” is coming to the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11

N.C. Museum of History’s Farm Fresh Family Day brings the farm to downtown Raleigh

By on September 21, 2009

Only at the N.C. Museum of History’s upcoming Farm Fresh Family Day will you be able to catch a hay ride in downtown Raleigh. The free event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, with

N.C. crops sprout up outside the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh

By on August 11, 2009

Tobacco, corn and peanut plants are not exactly what visitors to downtown Raleigh might expect to see in planters near the State Capitol, but these and other field crops are offering many visitors a unique opportunity to see some of North

News Roundup

By on June 5, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “A rough ride into

Commissioner Troxler’s tractor goes on exhibit at History Museum

By on June 4, 2009

[Faces]-5jjSn1-9c0[/Faces] Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler delivered his recently restored 1943 John Deere LA tractor to the N.C. Museum of History for exhibit, but he didn’t bring it on a trailer. Troxler drove the tractor down Hillsborough Street from the State

On Earth’s Furrowed Brow exhibit

By on April 6, 2009

Last week we featured a photograph from a new exhibit at Raleigh’s N.C. Museum of History. We got a chance to stop by the opening-night party for On Earth’s Furrowed Brow, a photography exhibit featuring farmers and farmland in Western

Agricultural exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History

By on March 30, 2009

As Commissioner Troxler will be quick to remind you, North Carolina lost more than 1,000 farms and 600,000 acres of farmland between 2002 and 2007. We’re working hard to reverse those numbers, and the N.C. Museum of History and Asheville