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Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: North Carolina’s pork industry feeds us and provides jobs in North Carolina.

By on June 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” North Carolina’s pork industry has been in the news lately, but not in a way that tells its overall contributions to our

News Roundup: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

By on October 2, 2015

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. “Pork industry wants Duke to use NC swine waste at plants,” Greensboro News & Record:

News Roundup

News Roundup: June 27 – July 2

By on July 3, 2015

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. “Sally Elliott: Cultivating a

News Roundup: Jan. 4-10

By on January 10, 2014

“Peanut prices down, but still a valuable life saver,” Southeast Farm Press: I’m thinking about pent-up power. Why? Because there are a lot of peanuts pent up in the U.S. pipeline today. With two pretty good back-to-back production years —

Photos from the Field: Governor’s Mansion pig pickin’

By on June 22, 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

H1N1 Flu Outbreak and N.C. agriculture

By on April 30, 2009

I’ve got to admit that I’ve been a little frustrated this week as I’ve read all the news reports about the H1N1 influenza outbreak that continues to be called “swine” flu.  I’ve been working with my counterparts in the National