Viewing: Woolly Adelgid

A snapshot of the state of forestry in North Carolina.

By on February 2, 2021

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Our N.C. Forest Service creates a report each year outlining the status of forestry resources in the state. Around 61 percent or

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 21-27

By on February 27, 2015

“Deadline nears for two farm safety-net programs,” Lexington Dispatch: Bob Etheridge, executive director of the North Carolina office of the Farm Service Agency, reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill,

Warm and woolly: Some insects thrive in cold temperatures

By on November 20, 2013

As temperatures decrease across North Carolina, you’ve probably noticed that insect activity has also decreased. Insects are not warm-blooded like we are; rather, their bodies fluctuate with the temperatures surrounding them. This is why on sunny days you see more

News Roundup: August 14-20

By on August 20, 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. “NC eggs are safe,”