Joe Reardon

News Roundup: April 14-20

News Roundup: April 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. “CONAWAY HOPEFUL HOUSE WILL CONSIDER FARM BILL IN MAY,”  Southern Farm Network: House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway is hopeful the U.S. House will consider the 2018 farm bill next month, […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 13-19

News Roundup: Aug. 13-19

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. “$45M Golden LEAF grant makes NCSU plant research facility a reality,” Triangle Business Journal: With help from a whopping $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, N.C. State University will […]

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News Roundup: April 16-22

News Roundup: April 16-22

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. “Pork council appeals hog waste decision,” Greensboro News & Record: The N.C. Pork Council served notice last week that it will challenge a recent ruling by the state Utilities Commission […]

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Reardon honored by national organization

Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon recently received the presidential award from the Association of Public Health Laboratories at the 2015 APHL Annual Meeting & Ninth Government Environmental Laboratory Conference in Indianapolis. The award is selected by the APHL president and given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the association’s work to promote policies that strengthen public health […]

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News Roundup: April 18-24

News Roundup: April 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. “Experts: Bioenergy industry has potential to bring jobs to North Carolina,” Triangle Business Journal: With crude oil prices hovering around […]

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FSMA Files: Implementation and next steps

FSMA Files: Implementation and next steps

The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011. This act represents significant and historic change in food regulation and addresses every aspect of food production from farm to fork. Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon will address FSMA and its impact to agriculture in this blog series. FSMA requires that FDA issue regulations […]

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FSMA Files: What is FSMA and what does this mean?

FSMA Files: What is FSMA and what does this mean?

The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011. This act represents significant and historic change in food regulation and addresses every aspect of food production from farm to fork. Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon will address FSMA and its impact to agriculture in this blog series. What brought about the Food Safety […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 20-26

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. “Bumper nut crop gathered,” Wilkes Journal-Patriot: Michael Crouse, assistant county ranger with the N.C. Forest Service, is out to […]

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National Ag Day and Ag Awareness Week

Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon was on the N.C. State University campus today to help celebrate Agriculture Awareness Week and National Ag Day. As part of the festivities, Joe was challenged to a milking contest by Dr. Richard Linton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. While both have strong agricultural ties, both admitted […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 22-27

 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. “Ag Exports to China Continue to Grow,” Southern Farm Network: The Chinese are an important part of the North […]

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Today’s Topic: Changes in food safety officials

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week Commissioner Troxler hosted the fifth annual Food Safety Forum, and about 400 people were able to attend. It was a great program featuring national and local speakers, talking about a wide range of food […]

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