international marketing

N.C. Soybeans Around the World

Assistant Commissioner Dr. Sandy Stewart, Director of International Marketing, Peter Thornton, and International Marketing Specialist, Cathy Ma, recently travelled to Nepal with the N.C. Soybean Producers CEO Owen Wagner to explore new export opportunities for N.C. soybeans. “In recent years, we have noticed an uptick in containers of soybeans being shipped to Nepal and surrounding […]

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Get to know Jade Wang: International Marketing Specialist

May is World Trade Month. At the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, we have a team of employees that work to promote NC products all over the world. The total value of international agricultural exports is nearly $4 billion, with the potential to grow. NCDA&CS operates a marketing office in Beijing to help […]

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Today’s Topic for Broadcast on March 27: Ag Exports Seminar coming up

Today’s Topic for Broadcast on March 27: Ag Exports Seminar coming up

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” An upcoming Ag Export Seminar hosted by the N.C. Department of Agriculture May 24 and 25 offers an excellent opportunity for farmers and agribusiness companies to learn more about the ins and outs of exporting agricultural products. […]

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NC Ag Export Seminar is May 24 – 25; Registration is open

Are you a farmer, agribusiness owner, food or beverage company or commodity representative interested in international trade? Join the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services as we host the 2018 N.C. Agriculture Export Seminar at the Koury Convention Center at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons Hotel, May 24 – 25. This conference will […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

News Roundup: Feb. 17-23

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 TEN-YEAR LOOK AHEAD FOR AG PRICES, INCOME, AND EXPORTS,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) What’s in store for U.S. farmers over the next decade? Agriculture Department analysts have released their […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 10-17

News Roundup: Nov. 10-17

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. “Morganton community college rallies to help turkey farmers,” Asheville Citizen-Times: The only Animal Welfare Act-approved poultry processing facility in the southeast closed its doors last month, leaving farmers in six […]

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Today’s Topic: Update on sweet potato marketing efforts in Europe

Today’s Topic: Update on sweet potato marketing efforts in Europe

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The popularity of sweet potatoes is continuing to grow in Europe. Recent reports saw sweet potato sales up 3,000 percent in Norway, 479 percent in Finland and 839 percent in Sweden. These numbers point to the important […]

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International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

International Sweet Potato Week kicks off April 1

In North Carolina, we often take for granted the humble sweet potato. It’s a Southern staple and a part of many family dinners here. In other parts of the world, however, the sweet potato is a relatively new product. That’s why the American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute launched International Sweet Potato Week last year to inform […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 23-30

News Roundup: Dec. 23-30

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. “Waldenomics: NC growth to continue in 2017,” The News & Observer: N.C. State University economist Michael Walden predicts that the state will pull further ahead of the rest of the country […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 3 – 9

News Roundup: Sept. 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. “Damage From Tropical Storm Hermine Localized,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) Tropical Storm Hermine made landfall in North Carolina over the holiday weekend, with effects largely east of I-95. Beaufort County Extension […]

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