NCDA&CS Veterinary Division

Photos from the Field: Ground broken for new NCDA lab facility

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides testing for everything from food and cosmetics to seed and fertilizer. Most of the tests are conducted at the department’s Constable Laboratory near the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The building, is named after former State Chemist Dr. E. W. Constable. Originally, these services were housed in […]

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NCDA&CS animal welfare inspector completes federal ag emergency response training

Shelley Swaim, an animal welfare inspector with the NCDA&CS Veterinary Division, recently completed the four-day Agricultural Emergency Response training offered by the Department of Homeland Security at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala. The training enables responders to effectively prevent, respond to and recover from real-world incidents involving acts of terrorism and hazardous […]

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NCDA&CS staff to do presentation about emergency response to group from India

Staff from the NCDA&CS Emergency Programs and Veterinary divisions will present information about the department’s agricultural emergency response and prevention efforts to visiting public policy professionals from India on Friday. The group is enrolled in the Uttar Pradesh Training Program, an on-campus/overseas training program offered by the Duke University Center for International Development. Duke officials […]

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