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News Roundup: Sept. 7-13

By on September 13, 2013

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. “NC Mountain State Fair’s

News Roundup: Dec. 8-14

By on December 14, 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. “FDA review of tobacco

News Roundup: July 21-27

By on July 27, 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. “Officials still watching for

News Roundup: Feb. 25-March 2

By on March 2, 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. “Vilsack: USDA to lead

Today’s Topic: Recapping the Ag Development Forum and previewing NASDA’s winter meeting

By on February 7, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda recap the seventh annual Ag Development Forum and discuss the winter meeting of the National Association

Today’s Topic: Proposed reorganization of NASS could harm N.C.

By on December 27, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service will be closed if a proposal recently approved by USDA Secretary Tom

News Roundup: May 29-June 4

By on June 4, 2010

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 each paper’s full story. “Vilsack: USDA investment

Some N.C. farmers eligible for disaster assistance

By on March 22, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has designated much of Eastern North Carolina as a disaster area after excessive rain and flooding in recent months caused significant crop losses.  The designation allows eligible farmers to be considered for Farm Service

News Roundup

By on November 27, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “N.C. Turkey gets Obama

USDA to purchase an additional $30 million in pork products for federal assistance programs

By on September 3, 2009

WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s intention to purchase an additional $30 million in pork products in fiscal year 2009 for federal food and nutrition assistance programs. USDA will survey potential suppliers to seek the lowest