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North Carolina dairy industry leads way in secure milk plan

By on March 15, 2017

The dairy industry is a fine-tuned machine. From the farm to milk processors to the grocery store, today’s dairy industry is regional in scope and streamlined to run in a most efficient manner. In North Carolina today, there are about

NCDA&CS staff trains others on foaming

By on April 9, 2014

Staff from the Veterinary and Emergency Programs divisions spent a recent day on a Moore County poultry farm training U.S. Department of Agriculture contractors how to humanely depopulate a poultry flock using foam. The contractors were from disaster response companies

Faces in the Field: Shelley Swaim, Animal Welfare Inspector

By on August 1, 2011

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Animal Welfare Section has come a long way in the six years since it was established. The section is responsible for inspecting and regulating animal shelters, boarding facilities and pet shops across

Today’s Topic: Upgrades to veterinary laboratory

By on June 2, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” NCDA&CS  Veterinary laboratories have been undergoing some major upgrades in the past five years, with the latest upgrades slated to be