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As summer pests multiply, so do your options for handling them

By on July 2, 2020

Now that summer is fully upon us, you may be encountering some typical summertime pests around North Carolina. It may not help that you’re probably home more, giving you more opportunity to notice the critters around the house. The North

Today’s Topic: Asian longhorn ticks linked to the recent death of five cows in Surry County.

By on July 23, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Livestock producers and pet owners are advised to be especially watchful for ticks after the recent death of five cows in Surry

News Roundup: May 26-June 1

By on June 1, 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. “Editorial – Early arrival