John Deere

Tractor loan program that helps research stations. Also, N.C. A&T State University officially cut the ribbon on its new Colleges of Agriculture and Environmental Science’s Extension and Research Farm Pavilion.

Summary: Big happenings with research stations. Thanks to a public-private partnership, John Deere will be loaning new tractors to two of our research stations to help with research crops. Case IH has a similar program that also allows local college students to use these tractors in a hands-on way, giving them the opportunity to use […]

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News Roundup: March 8-14

 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. “NC Ag Commissioner: No emergency declaration needed for hog virus,” The News & Observer: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says […]

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Commissioner Troxler’s tractor goes on exhibit at History Museum

[Faces]-5jjSn1-9c0[/Faces] Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler delivered his recently restored 1943 John Deere LA tractor to the N.C. Museum of History for exhibit, but he didn’t bring it on a trailer. Troxler drove the tractor down Hillsborough Street from the State Fairgrounds, where it had been on display at the recent Got to Be NC Festival. […]

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