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News Roundup: March 5-11

By on March 11, 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. “Three Local Farms Aided By Tobacco Funds,” The Transylvania Times: Through the Western North Carolina

Grants awarded for hemlock restoration projects

By on August 29, 2014

WNC Communities announced three awards totaling $75,000 to help to restore North Carolina’s hemlock trees to long-term health. The awards program is a part of the new Hemlock Restoration Initiative, a cooperative effort launched by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and

Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS provides funding for Hemlock Restoration Initiative

By on April 1, 2014

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Hemlock trees across Western North Carolina are being devastated by the hemlock woolly adelgid, an insect that sucks the sap of young

Today’s Topic: Collaboration between NCDA&CS, NCDOT and advocacy group leads to improvements at DuPont State Recreational Forest

By on July 16, 2013

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” July 1 was a day of celebration at DuPont State Recreational Forest, as state officials and local forest advocates opened not one,

News Roundup: Dec. 1-7

By on December 7, 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. “House panel shelves major