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Looking back at 2017: our year-in-review

With over 2,000 employees in 20 divisions and a presence in all 100 counties, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services touches the lives of North Carolinians every day. We have regulatory and service responsibilities that are wide-ranging, but all seek to support and promote the health and welfare of the residents of this state. […]

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NCDA&CS 2016 in review

NCDA&CS 2016 in review

For a department that touches the life of each and every N.C. resident on a regular basis, it’s tough to come up with a year in review that’s not the size of a small town’s phone book. The NCDA&CS has more than 2,000 employees located across the state. We are present in all 100 counties […]

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News Roundup: May 14-20

News Roundup: May 14-20

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. “Carolina, Virginia farmers try to meet hops demand for local craft beer,” Southeast Farm Press: The craft beer industry has taken off in North Carolina and Virginia, and farmers in both […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 9-15

News Roundup: Jan. 9-15

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. “State lifts ban after avian flu outbreak last year,” Shelby Star: The suspension of live poultry shows and sales has been lifted, a week earlier than when the ban was […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 2-8

News Roundup: Jan. 2-8

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. “Ban on poultry shows, sales lifted,” Jacksonville Daily News: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced today that the suspension of live poultry shows and sales has been lifted, a week earlier […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 26-31

News Roundup: Dec. 26-31

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. “Warm, wet winter wreaking havoc on NC farm fields,” WRAL: Winter is the season to grow wheat, to harvest soybeans and for strawberries to take hold, among other crops. But […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

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 Farmers Begin Selling Live Christmas Trees,” TWC News: (Video) With the holidays around the corner, Christmas tree farms are preparing for major sales. The North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

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. “Agricultural-focused startups are blossoming in the Triangle,” News & Observer: North Carolina, and the Triangle in particular, has quietly blossomed into a hotbed of startups that are applying cutting-edge technology […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 3-9

News Roundup: Oct. 3-9

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.  “Troxler: Saturated fields, continued rain resulting in crop damage,” WRAL: North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said Saturday that crops across the state continued to be damaged thanks to continued […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 19-25

News Roundup: Sept. 19-25

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. “Southern fairs won’t press broiler industry’s bird flu luck,” Minnesota Public Radio News: The South is the heart of U.S. broiler chicken production and escaped the deadly bird flu virus […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 5 – 11

News Roundup: Sept. 5 – 11

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 Farmers Prepare For Bird Flu; ASAP Farm Tour Cancelled,” WLOS:  The Appalachian Sustainable Project (ASAP) cancelled its largest event of the year. The fall Farm Tour was called off, […]

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