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Today’s Topic: The Western NC Youth Livestock Expo is slated to begin Sept. 11

By on September 8, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Western NC Youth Livestock Expo is slated to begin Sept. 11 at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher. Youth still have

News Roundup

News Roundup: Sept. 24-30

By on September 30, 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. “NC Ag Commissioner Tells WHKP News That More Improvements, Parking and Resurfacing Are Coming to

Documentary featuring scenes from WNC Ag Center selected for Slamdance Film Festival

By on January 10, 2014

The Western N.C. Ag Center in Fletcher will be on screen at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this month. “Glena,” which features scenes shot at the center, was one of eight documentaries accepted for the festival, which

News Roundup: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

By on September 2, 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. “N.C. damage estimates from

Western N.C. Ag Center events receive high praise

By on February 16, 2011

This time of year is awards season in the entertainment industry with the grand finale being the Oscars at the end of the month.  The “Oscars” of the equine inustry, however, have aleady been announced and two horse events held at the

Today’s Topic: 2010 N.C. Mountain State Fair

By on September 7, 2010

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Rhonda and Commissioner Troxler talk about the 2010 N.C. Mountain State Fair, which opens Friday, Sept. 10,  at noon

Contractor on NCDA&CS project honored by State Building Commission

By on March 24, 2010

The State Building Commission recently honored designers and contractors for outstanding achievement in state construction projects, and one of the companies has a connection to the NCDA&CS. Perry Bartsch Jr. Construction Co.  of Asheville received a Certificate of Merit for

Faces in the Field: Jim Knight, media marketing specialist

By on September 9, 2009

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection…and more. Once a month, we’ll talk to one of our employees and provide

New buildings at WNC Ag Center about ready for 2009 N.C. Mountain State Fair

By on August 24, 2009

There’s a lot of activity at the Western N.C. Agricultural Center in Fletcher, what with the staff getting ready for the 2009 N.C. Mountain State Fair (opening Sept. 11) and construction crews finishing work on two new buildings on the

News Roundup

By on August 7, 2009

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Anoop to play State