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Today’s Topic: It’s a felony to steal Venus flytraps in North Carolina

By on January 13, 2015

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Earlier this month, four men were charged for poaching 900 Venus flytraps from the Holly Shelter Game Land in Pender County. They

News Roundup: Nov. 27-Dec. 5

By on December 5, 2014

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. “Extension mission focus on

News Roundup: July 13-19

By on July 19, 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. “Top bidder pays $5.36

News Roundup: Jan. 21-27

By on January 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. “Sierra Nevada brewery will

NCDA&CS Venus Flytrap program mentioned in February’s Smithsonian Magazine

By on February 1, 2010

As an avid Smithsonian magazine reader, I was happy to find I could follow news from the publication on Twitter.  A recent “tweet” mentioned an article in the February issue about the Venus flytrap, a plant native to only North

Field Trip: In search of the Venus Flytrap

By on July 17, 2009

Each month in our “Field Trip” feature, we take readers into the field with a NCDA&CS employee to find out more about the varied types of work that goes on in the Department. OK, so sometimes you get such a