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Today’s Topic: A North Carolina Fraser Fir goes to Washington (as in the White House).

By on November 20, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” For the 13th time, a North Carolina Fraser fir will grace the Blue Room of the White House after North Carolina grower

News Roundup

News Roundup: Nov. 11-16

By on November 16, 2018

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. “Amid salmonella outbreak, experts say NC turkeys are safe to eat this Thanksgiving,” WRAL: With one week

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 29 – May 5

By on May 5, 2017

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. “Pork industry favors incentives for river protection,” The News & Observer: Keeping pollution out of

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 22-28

By on April 28, 2017

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. “Troxler joins Trump as president signs order to rethink agriculture policy,” North State Journal: On

News Roundup

News Roundup: May 28 – June 3

By on June 3, 2016

  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. “Honeybees pick up ‘astonishing’ number of pesticides via non-crop plants,” Phys.Org: A Purdue University

N.C. Christmas trees selected for White House

By on August 29, 2012

Out of millions of Christmas trees grown across the country, only one can be selected to be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House during the Christmas season. This year, that honor will go to a tree from

News Roundup: April 14-20

By on April 20, 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. “Pavilion gets official touch,”

Ready to decorate? N.C. Christmas tree growers saw one of best seasons ever

By on November 25, 2009

For some, the day after Thanksgiving is filled with nearly as many traditions as the holiday itself: Making turkey sandwiches from leftovers, braving Black Friday shopping trips and breaking out red and green holiday decorations. If you’re on the lookout

Today’s Topic: Pardon us while we talk turkey

By on November 24, 2009

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Monday, Commissioner Troxler took part in the sendoff for two turkeys that will be “pardoned” by President Obama at the White