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Five questions with State Veterinarian Dr. Mike Martin

By on September 9, 2021

On Aug. 1, 2021, Dr. Mike Martin stepped into his new role as State Veterinarian. Previously, he served as the Poultry Section Head for the NCDA&CS Veterinary Division. In that role he had oversight of all poultry program operations within

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 16-22

By on September 22, 2017

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. “Group dedicated to making stevia a viable Southeast cash crop,” Southeast Farm Press: As it

High pathogenic avian influenza moves closer to North Carolina

By on March 16, 2015

We recently got news that highly pathogenic avian influenza had been confirmed in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas, which though still several states away, is a lot closer than the Pacific Northwest where it was previously confined. The strains that

Today’s Topic: Equine Vaccinations

By on April 14, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Now is the best time to vaccinate horses, donkeys and mules against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, and this