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News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 8 – 14

By on September 14, 2018

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. “Moving chickens, harvesting tobacco, managing hog manure: N.C. farmers prepare for Florence,” Washington Post: Thick clouds and

News Roundup

News Roundup: Dec. 9 – 15

By on December 15, 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. “INCREASED FOCUS ON SENECAVIRUS A IN SWINE,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio)Animal health officials are conducting

News Roundup: Dec. 20 – Jan. 2

By on January 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Christmas tree farms a

N.C. joins states with swine disease

By on July 3, 2013

In May, USDA announced that Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus was confirmed in a swine herd in Iowa. While this viral disease has been endemic in other parts of the world, this is the first time it has been found on

News Roundup: July 14-20

By on July 20, 2012

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. “National drought a double-edged

Photos from the Field: Research stations

By on September 13, 2010

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in partnership with N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University, operates 18 research stations across the state. Agricultural researchers run tests to address a varitey of issues facing N.C. farmers, from disease management to

Today’s Topic: Farm tours

By on July 27, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about his upcoming tours of farms in Eastern North Carolina. Commissioner Troxler will be