2010 N.C. State Fair

Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair has historic year

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The 2010 N.C. State Fair made history by drawing more than 1 million people for the first time. Helped by fantastic weather, the fair also set eight daily attendance records, including its highest single day ever […]

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Livestock Hall of Fame inducts three new members

On Sunday, three new members were inducted into the State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame for their contribution to the North Carolina’s livestock industry and the State Fair livestock shows. The enshrinement ceremony was held in the Livestock Hall of Fame Room in the Jim Graham Building during the N.C. State Fair. Honorees came from […]

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Photos from the Field: N.C. State Fair

With scissors in-hand, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and other dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the 143rd N.C. State Fair last Friday. The opening ceremony, held in Heritage Circle, kicked off the annual celebration of agricultural exhibits, rides and food. Thursday’s Preview Day and Friday’s opening day drew record-breaking crowds to the State Fairgrounds in […]

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