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Voluntary Ag Districts seek local support

By on December 7, 2020

Since its creation in the late 1980’s the Voluntary Agricultural District program has offered counties in North Carolina a way to protect, enhance and advocate for their agricultural land and landowners. With 90 counties now part of the program in

News Roundup: Feb. 23-March 1

By on March 1, 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. “Union has state’s first

Today’s Topic: Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund awards grants totaling more than $2 million

By on July 31, 2012

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $2 million to help communities across the state protect farmland

Today’s Topic: Farmland preservation grants

By on August 2, 2011

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler discuss grants totaling $1.8 million that the Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded

News Roundup: March 26-April 1

By on April 1, 2011

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. “Cold snap shouldn’t harm

News Roundup: Jan. 8-14

By on January 14, 2011

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. “Why you should care

News Roundup: July 31-August 6

By on August 6, 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 the full story. “Grants will boost local agriculture: