Weather causing cancellations at some facilities across the state

The National Weather Service has almost the entire state under a Winter Storm Warning for Saturday, so what does that mean for facilities operated by the NCDA&CS? According to Ron Moore, who oversees the facilities run by the Marketing Division, the plan is to remain open. But he recommends that people call ahead before heading […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “NCDA&CS launches informational Web site to help pork, poultry farmers who have lost contracts during recession,” Agriscribe blog: The […]

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Deep Fried @ the N.C. State Fair

In addition to our services for farmers, agribusinesses and consumers, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services also operates the N.C. State Fair. Although the Fair doesn’t kick off until Oct. 15, planning is well under way. We announced the theme for the 2009 Fair on Monday over at our redesigned Deep Fried @ the […]

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