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News Roundup: March 10-16

By on March 16, 2012

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. “Plant a tree on

Photos from the Field: Nematode assay

By on March 14, 2011

Many farmers turn to the NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division to find out what nutrients are absent from their soil. They use this information to know how to enrich the soil for greater crop yields. Often times, though, it’s not what’s

Today’s Topic: New equipment will help Agronomic Services Lab speed up processing

By on December 14, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Soil testing at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division is in very high demand this fall. Weather conditions have allowed growers and crop

NCDA&CS Agronomic Division recognized for occupational safety

By on August 25, 2010

The NCDA&CS Agronomic Division is a Public Sector Star. The state Department of Labor honored the division this week for achieving Public Sector Star status. Public Sector Star is part of the Carolina Star Program, which recognizes workplaces with exemplary

News Roundup: August 14-20

By on August 20, 2010

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 eggs are safe,” AgDaily.com:

NCDA&CS assistant commissioner honored by soybean group

By on January 21, 2010

Dr. Richard Reich, assistant commissioner for agricultural services at the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, received the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association’s Meritorious Service award at the association’s 43rd annual meeting in New Bern on Jan. 14. The

NCDA&CS putting agronomic reports online to save postage, paper

By on October 29, 2009

Starting Nov. 1, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will no longer routinely mail out paper copies of agronomic reports. This policy will apply to reports for soil tests and nematode assays, as well as plant tissue, waste,

Two NCDA&CS employees complete Certified Public Manager Program

By on October 8, 2009

Earlier this week, I had the honor of presenting two NCDA&CS employees with certificates recognizing their completion of the Certified Public Manager Program. I want to congratulate David Hardy and Kathleen Kidd for completing this rigorous two-year program coordinated by