Summary: I wanted to give listeners a heads up about two things going on now. First, growers will soon be receiving a planting intentions survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. It is important growers fill out that survey. Also, this week is National Weights and Measures Week and our Standards Division is working hard […]
weights and measures week
Today’s Topic: Weights and Measures Week is wrapping up; draws attention to the work of Standards Division inspectors who protect consumers in shopping transactions.
Every March Weights and Measures Week rolls around and likely many people don’t realize the connection they have to this annual event. This year’s theme is Ensuring Confidence in Every Transaction, which speaks to the role Standards Division inspectors have in protecting the public. From commercial scales and gas pumps, to price scanners and taxi […]
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS Standards Division ensures accuracy in trade by inspecting such tools of commerce as commercial scales, price scanners, gas pumps and the volume of packaged products. So if you ever buy gas or shop at a […]