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Agricultural Sciences Center Update: Interior is taking shape and plans turn to moving in

By on May 13, 2020

In less than six months, work is expected to be completed on the NCDA&CS Agricultural Sciences Center. For a project that has been more than four years in the making, the approaching deadline brings excitement and a greater focus on

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

Live Easter pets require long-term commitments

By on March 28, 2018

Baby chicks, ducks and rabbits sure are cute, but they come with responsibility, too. This weekend, consider the long-term commitment they require before buying them for Easter baskets. Last year, more than 500 rabbits and 300 chickens were turned over

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NCDA&CS takes center stage at the Southern Farm Show

By on January 30, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is pleased to present its lineup for the 2017 Southern Farm Show Feb. 1-3. This show is the Southeast’s largest agricultural exposition with more than 400

Board of Agriculture gets update on proposed laboratory

By on April 15, 2016

Planning has begun for a new facility that would bring five NCDA&CS laboratories into one location, members of the N.C. Board of Agriculture were told at their April 14 meeting. The Connect NC bond package that voters approved in March contained $94

Cramped conditions in a laboratory

Q&A about the proposed NCDA&CS laboratory

By on February 17, 2016

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is proposing to construct a new co-located laboratory complex that would replace the following five labs: Veterinary Diagnostic, Food and Drug Protection, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides, Standards, and Motor Fuels. What

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

News Roundup: Nov. 1-7

By on November 7, 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. “New State Veterinarian Named

Animal health technicians help protect state’s livestock industry

By on October 18, 2010

Fair season is a busy time of year for the department’s Veterinary Division. Veterinarians and the animal health technicians who work with livestock stay busy checking animals into fairs to ensure they are healthy. All animals competing or being displayed