Steve Troxler

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: May 27-June 2

News Roundup: May 27-June 2

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. “State of the State: Commissioner Steve Troxler talks NC ag past, present and future,” Southeast Produce Weekly: SPW spent last weekend at the ‘Got to Be NC’ Festival here, an […]

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News Roundup: Oct. 22-28

News Roundup: Oct. 22-28

Each week 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. This week’s roundup focuses mostly on the impact of Hurricane Matthew on North Carolina’s farmers. “Feeling for NC farmers after Hurricane Matthew’s flooding,” The News & Observer: In […]

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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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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: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

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 industry wants Duke to use NC swine waste at plants,” Greensboro News & Record: Congress is considering mandating the production of 15 billion gallons of corn-based ethanol annually by […]

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News Roundup: May 9-15

News Roundup: May 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story “Lett’s Set a Spell: Agriculture applauded in Got to Be NC Festival,” The Sanford Herald: When I attended […]

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News Roundup: March 14-20

News Roundup: March 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. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “North Carolina in need of new generation of farmers,” WTVD: Farmers and agriculture workers from around the state took […]

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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: Nov. 27-Dec. 5

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. “Extension mission focus on farms,” Wilmington Star-News: Mention the words cooperative extension today and master gardeners, 4-H Clubs or […]

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