One of the things in N.C. agriculture that is helping 2021 feel a little more normal is the return of field days at the state’s agricultural research stations. During 2020, several of the field days were cancelled, and others switched to a virtual online format. This year, the calendar has a few field days that […]
Many agricultural field days are held throughout the summer at Research Stations across the state. Several are on the horizon, so you can make your plans now to attend.
Summary: Six agricultural field days are scheduled for North Carolina research stations through August. Topics covered include Christmas trees, produce, peanuts, dairy and tomatoes. In 2020, most meetings became virtual events out of necessity, including field days put on by the research stations across the state. If you are unfamiliar with field days, these events […]
“The show must go on!” That’s the proverbial phrase that could be applied to a recent event at one of North Carolina’s agriculture research stations. While the planned Small Grains Field Day didn’t go on exactly as planned, it did continue in a different format. (The phrase could also be used to describe just about […]
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. “A de-vine time September is N.C. Wine and Grape Month,” McDowell News: Wineries, grape growers, restaurateurs and state officials gathered in Raleigh Tuesday to officially kick-off N.C. Wine and Grape Month, […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Spring is a very busy time on the farm, but it also offers educational opportunities for farmers. Several field days are coming up in the next couple of months, offering farmers a chance to talk with researchers […]
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. “Pavilion gets official touch,” Lumberton Robesonian: Steve Troxler, the state commissioner of agriculture, envisions great things happening at the […]
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in partnership with N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University, operates 18 research stations across the state. Agricultural researchers run tests to address a varitey of issues facing N.C. farmers, from disease management to breeding practices. Each location focuses on the crops or livestock in its region of North Carolina. […]