Research Stations Division

Today’s Topic: An update on North Carolina’s budget

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler gives Rhonda an update on the state’s budget process. The state House recently adopted its version of the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda that the […]

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News Roundup: March 19-25

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. “FDA halts food imports from affected area of Japan,” Charlotte Observer: The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 19-25

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. “Ukrainian about to buy N.C. chicken processor: Bankrupt Townsends employs 1,200 in Chatham County, buys from farmers.” Charlotte Observer: […]

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Photos from the Field: Research stations

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in partnership with N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University, operates 18 research stations across the state. Agricultural researchers run tests to address a varitey of issues facing N.C. farmers, from disease management to breeding practices. Each location focuses on the crops or livestock in its region of North Carolina. […]

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NCDA&CS assistant commissioner honored by soybean group

Dr. Richard Reich, assistant commissioner for agricultural services at the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, received the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association’s Meritorious Service award at the association’s 43rd annual meeting in New Bern on Jan. 14. The award is the association’s most prestigious recognition for outstanding contributions to North Carolina soybean farmers. […]

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