Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Equine owners are reminded there is still time to get their animals vaccinated against Triple E (EEE) and West Nile Virus. We typically see our first cases of these mosquito-borne illnesses around mid-July.
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. “Morganton community college rallies to help turkey farmers,” Asheville Citizen-Times: The only Animal Welfare Act-approved poultry processing facility in the southeast closed its doors last month, leaving farmers in six […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Now is the best time to vaccinate horses, donkeys and mules against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, and this week Commissioner Troxler talks about what equine owners can do to keep their animals safe. […]