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Pandemic prompts installation of ‘air cleaning technology’ in fairgrounds buildings

By on January 25, 2021

Several buildings on the grounds of the N.C. State Fair and the N.C. Mountain State Fair/WNC Agricultural Center now have advanced technology added to their air filtration systems. The technology comes with new equipment that’s been installed with health and

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

News Roundup: Feb. 16-22

By on February 22, 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. “NC seafood to be

Today’s Topic: Got to Be NC Festival takes place May 18-20 at State Fairgrounds

By on May 15, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The fifth annual Got to Be NC Festival is set for May 18-20 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The event celebrates

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

Photos from the Field: N.C. State Fair

By on October 18, 2010

With scissors in-hand, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and other dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the 143rd N.C. State Fair last Friday. The opening ceremony, held in Heritage Circle, kicked off the annual celebration of agricultural exhibits, rides and food.

Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair

By on October 12, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about that fall tradition, the N.C. State Fair. The fair runs Oct. 14-24 at

Today’s Topic: Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum

By on August 3, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about the sixth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 10 at the

Photos from the Field: 1977 show at the fairgrounds

By on November 4, 2009

We have an extensive collection of photos taken over the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ history. In our Photos from the Field posts, we’ll pull some of these snapshots out of our archives and take a look back

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