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Standards inspectors check scales for accuracy

By on January 4, 2017

New Year’s resolutions got you thinking about stepping on the bathroom scale? While our inspectors might not be checking that scale for accuracy, they do check scales that are used for commercial sale. This includes scales at the grocery store,

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 19-25

By on November 25, 2016

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. “Christmas tree harvest not affected by drought, experts say,” Watauga Democrat: In the coming days

Field Trip: Inspecting Heavy Truck Scales

By on June 15, 2015

Recycling old appliances, aluminum cans and other heavy metal items not only keeps these items out of our landfills, it sends the customer home with a little spending money. We recently met with Glen Farmer, a heavy scale inspector with

Today’s Topic: National Weights and Measures Week

By on March 2, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” March 1-7 is National Weights and Measures Week. It’s a time to think about the many products we buy or weigh,