Today’s Topic: Mosquitoes and ticks can be harmful to livestock; keep an eye out for these pests

by | Aug 25, 2020

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.”

The state has seen five cases of EEE already this year, easily doubling the total number of cases for all of 2019. Recently, new information was released that the Asian longhorned tick has now been found in 10 North Carolina counties, up from four in 2019. Horse owners and livestock farmers need to be extra vigilant in watching for these harmful pests.

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