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Vaccination time for West Nile Virus and Triple E (EEE) for equine.

By on May 10, 2022

Summary: As the weather warms, now is the time to take steps to protect your equine from WNV and EEE through vaccination. In the South, it seems like we deal with mosquitoes almost year-round. That might be a slight exaggeration,

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Equine owners reminded to get their animals vaccinated against EEE and WNV. State sees first cases of both this year.

By on August 17, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Summary: The state has recently seen its first cases of Triple E (Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis) and West Nile Virus. Both of these

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Today’s Topic: Mosquito season is coming; vaccinate your equine

By on May 8, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With warm weather also come mosquito season, which brings the risk of mosquito-borne diseases for equine. Horse and donkey owners are encouraged

News Roundup: Aug. 3-9

By on August 9, 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 veterinarians say equine

Tips for protecting against mosquitoes

By on August 20, 2012

Recent reports of the West Nile Virus appearing across the country and in North Carolina have led many people to ask what they can do to prevent the spread of the disease. One of the easiest ways is to manage

News Roundup: April 7-13

By on April 13, 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 wants farmers to

Today’s Topic: Vaccinate horses against EEE, West Nile virus

By on July 2, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Mike Davis fills in for Rhonda and talks with Commissioner Troxler about two diseases that can be deadly for

Today’s Topic: Equine Vaccinations

By on April 14, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Now is the best time to vaccinate horses, donkeys and mules against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, and this