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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

Today’s Topic: Workshop on preventing and managing food recalls scheduled for Sept. 19

By on August 28, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Food Safety and Defense Task Force are hosting a workshop on

Public comment sought on reorganization of fisheries agencies

By on August 3, 2012

State officials are looking for ideas from the public on how three different agencies can cooperatively provide more efficient, productive and enjoyable uses of the state’s fisheries resources. The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will accept comments on this subject at

Chugging for Charity

By on June 12, 2012

Today was Livestock Lobby Day at the General Assembly, which means it was also the annual Legislative Milk-Chugging Contest. Armed with just straws and half-pints of milk, the competition pitted members of the N.C. Senate and members of the N.C.

NCDA&CS employees receive awards for exports

By on May 9, 2012

Each day, department employees work to better the state of agriculture in North Carolina. Too often, these employees get overlooked for their accomplishments. Recently, however, two employees in our International Marketing Section were recognized for their work promoting N.C. agricultural

Photos from the Field: NCDA&CS hosts EPA officials

By on May 7, 2012

Jim Jones, acting assistant administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency, visited with farmers, labor organizations, Cooperative Extension agents and department employees from the Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division last week

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS sponsoring Food Business Conference in May

By on March 20, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will sponsor its first-ever Food Business Conference on May 8. It will take place

Today’s Topic: N.C. potato growers will vote on renewing assessment program

By on March 13, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commercial growers of Irish potatoes in nine northeastern North Carolina counties will vote this month on renewing an assessment program that supports