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Today’s Topic: Veterans Day and Tree Seedling Discounts

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active or retired military personnel during the month of November. Today’s Topic for November 13

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Today’s Topic: N.C. Forest Service reaches agreement to allow Osprey landings at Bladen Lakes State Forest.

Today’s Topic: N.C. Forest Service reaches agreement to allow Osprey landings at Bladen Lakes State Forest.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Forest Service has reached a lease agreement with the Naval Facilities Command the U.S. Marine Corps that allows MV-22 Osprey aircraft to land on two 23-acre landing zones at Bladen Lake State Forest. The working […]

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Today’s Topic: Latest farmland preservation efforts preserve more than 800 acres; first joint partnership between Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund and the U.S. Air Force.

Today’s Topic: Latest farmland preservation efforts preserve more than 800 acres; first joint partnership between Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund and the U.S. Air Force.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The department’s Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently signed the first two conservation easements under a joint partnership with the U.S. Air Force. The project protects more than 800 acres from two farms in Northeastern […]

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News Roundup: May 6-12

News Roundup: May 6-12

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. “New farmers face dwindling land, soaring prices in Triangle,” The News & Observer: Thomas Saile of Raleigh hopes to own a farm one day. Saile has spent time in an […]

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NCDA&CS 2016 in review

NCDA&CS 2016 in review

For a department that touches the life of each and every N.C. resident on a regular basis, it’s tough to come up with a year in review that’s not the size of a small town’s phone book. The NCDA&CS has more than 2,000 employees located across the state. We are present in all 100 counties […]

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News Roundup: July 16-22

News Roundup: July 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. “Blacklands Region Sitting on a Good Corn Crop,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) We’ve heard several times over the past couple of weeks how good the North Carolina corn crop is. The […]

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News Roundup: July 9-15

News Roundup: July 9-15

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. “New program to conserve environment near military installations in the East,” WNCT: (Video) A federal initiative coming to 33 counties in Eastern North Carolina aims to get our many military […]

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News Roundup: June 18-24

News Roundup: June 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. “Troxler: DuPont fees will be instituted if needed,” Hendersonville Times-News: Funding for DuPont State Recreational Forest is at stake as the state legislature crafts the final budget plan, and the […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 7-13

News Roundup: Nov. 7-13

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. “Aquaponics gaining interest in our state,” Salisbury Post: Last week, I said that I would write about a recent trip to an aquaponics farm in Raleigh. Lately, aquaponics has become […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 28 – March 6

News Roundup: Feb. 28 – March 6

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. “Sorghum: ‘Hidden gem’ for North Carolina grain producers,” Southeast Farm Press: Ron Heiniger calls grain sorghum a “hidden gem” […]

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Today’s Topic: Troxler co-chairing Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Southeast Regional Partnership for Planning and Sustainability is meeting April 23 and 24 at Camp Lejeune to address a variety of topics in six action areas: Working Lands; Off-Installation Military Mission Protection; Threatened, Endangered and At-Risk […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 2-8

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. “More doctors, chefs, joining effort to boost local-produce consumption,” News & Observer: Heart-shaped boxes of Valentine’s Day chocolates are […]

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