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Photos from the Field: Ground broken for new NCDA lab facility

By on April 4, 2011

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides testing for everything from food and cosmetics to seed and fertilizer. Most of the tests are conducted at the department’s Constable Laboratory near the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The building, is

Shannon Joyner named January Employee of the Month

By on March 30, 2011

Shannon Joyner, an administrative assistant in the NCDA&CS’ Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division, was recently named the January 2011 Employee of the Month. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recognized her for her contribution to the department during a ceremony in

Today’s Topic: Battling bedbugs

By on November 30, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” In the past decade, bedbugs have made a comeback across the U.S. and in North Carolina. Homeowners and business owners need

Faces in the Field: Kay Harris, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division

By on July 9, 2009

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection…and more. Once a month, we’ll talk to one of our employees and provide