Viewing: NCDA&CS

Hooked on a life of farming

By on December 24, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Randy Gray with Circle G Farm is one of those industry leaders. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run

Pursuing a passion in agriculture and animal science

By on November 5, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Megan Meritt with Prestage Farms is one of those industry leaders. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through

A Day In The Life Of A Farm Wife

By on September 17, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers or agriculture industry workers. Meredith Bernard, also known as This Farm Wife, is one of those industry leaders. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign

Innovation in the Industry at Farm Life Hemp

By on June 25, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Martin McLeod, with Farm Life Hemp, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

Loving Farm Life at Rocky River Farm

By on June 18, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Greg and Nikki Stephens, with Rocky River Farms, are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021

Ninety years of making cheese and making memories at English Farmstead Cheese

By on March 26, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Terry English with English Farmstead Cheese is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

Did you know? Snail farming is illegal in North Carolina.

By on August 31, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Plant Industry division is responsible for combatting all kinds of harmful pests and invasive species, from the Spotted Lanternfly to the Gypsy Moth and more. There is one type of pest,

Extensive collection of plows and farm equipment donated to NCDA&CS

By on October 21, 2018

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has received a generous gift from the estate of John William “Bill” Turner: a large collection of antique plows and associated farm equipment. A portion of the collection has been on display

Ask a Forest Ranger - Visit the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services displays at the Southern Farm Show

NCDA&CS takes center stage at the Southern Farm Show

By on January 30, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is pleased to present its lineup for the 2017 Southern Farm Show Feb. 1-3. This show is the Southeast’s largest agricultural exposition with more than 400

Today’s Topic: N.C. Cantaloupe Pilot Program

By on March 12, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, the Commissioner and Rhonda discuss a project to help North Carolina cantaloupe producers develop strategies for reducing the risk of