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Today’s Topic: Wildfires in Western North Carolina

Today’s Topic: Wildfires in Western North Carolina

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commissioner Troxler spent Monday in the air looking at wildfires in the North Carolina mountains and meeting with some of the people who are fighting them. He says there are tremendous partnerships between firefighters with the N.C. Forest […]

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Wildfire smoke and fire retardants can impact health of livestock

Following is an article by one of our agricultural partners, Dr. Matt Poore of N.C. Cooperative Extension. Wildfires are burning across Western North Carolina and livestock producers are questioning if the associated smoke and fire retardants will impact the health of their livestock. While the fires are impacting only relatively small areas, smoke is widespread […]

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