hurricane season

Today’s Topic: Hurricane season arrives

Today’s Topic: Hurricane season arrives

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Hurricane season officially began June 1, but as we’ve already seen, the weather doesn’t always wait for the calendar. Tropical Storm Ana kicked off the season nearly a month ahead of schedule when it dumped rain on eastern […]

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Today’s Topic: 2014 hurricane season starts June 1

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through the end of November. Weather researchers at N.C. State University are predicting a less active hurricane season, with up to 11 named storms forming in the Atlantic. They say […]

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Today’s Topic: Farmers, it’s time to prepare for hurricane season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. Scientists at N.C. State University are predicting an above-average season, with 13 to 17 named storms in the Atlantic basin. Seven to 10 of those […]

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News Roundup: May 18-24

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. “Abundant rains prove challenging for farmers,” Hendersonville Times News: Farmers depend on ample rain for their livelihoods, but county […]

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Today’s Topic: Weather experts revise hurricane forecast as season enters peak period

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” With the Atlantic hurricane season entering its peak period, National Weather Service forecasters said recently that wind patterns and above-normal water temperatures in the Atlantic had prompted them to increase their estimate of the number of storms […]

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News Roundup: May 26-June 1

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. “Editorial – Early arrival of hurricane season means it’s time to check preparedness,” Wilmington Star-News: Today marks the official […]

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Today’s Topic: Hurricane season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Even though two named tropical storms have already formed, the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Friday. Farmers need to be prepared. Experts at N.C. State University are predicting an average hurricane season, but North Carolina […]

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Today’s Topic: N.C. farmers should prepare for hurricane season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Hurricane season begins tomorrow and continues until the end of November. This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda talk about some of the things farmers can do to get ready for a season that N.C. State University scientists […]

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News Roundup: May 29-June 4

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 each paper’s full story. “Vilsack: USDA investment should help rural America,” Fayetteville Observer: HILLSBORO, Mo. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday […]

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News Roundup: May 22-28

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 each paper’s full story. “Robeson County approves new animal shelter policies,” WRAL: Officials in a North Carolina county have approved two new […]

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Today’s Topic: Prepare for hurricane season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30, and forecasts call for a potentially busy season. North Carolina is all-too familiar with hurricanes. Storms such as Fran, Floyd and Isabelle are notorious […]

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Emergency animal sheltering training

With hurricane season just a little more than a month away, state and local governments are already preparing for the possible aftermath of a storm. In actuality, a disaster could strike at anytime and displace thousands of people – and with them, their pets. North Carolina learned a valuable lesson in 1999 after Hurricane Floyd […]

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