NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler
NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

NC Commissioner Troxler: Deadline extended for poultry and livestock, plasticulture and forestry producers to apply for 2018-2019 hurricane disaster relief program

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has extended its deadline to Dec. 31 to apply for a $79.6 million USDA grant for poultry, livestock and plasticulture producers and woodland owners in 90 counties who suffered losses …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Yields are Looking Up in the September Forecast

The National Agricultural Statistics Service recently released its September crop production estimates and yield is projected up from the August forecast for corn and cotton. Yields of tobacco, corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts are projected to be above 2020 numbers …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: NCDA&CS Offers Organic Cost-Share Reimbursement Program

Each day of the N.C. State Fair, the fair will recognize one farm family as its Farm Family of the Day presented by Tractor Supply Co. Families chosen will be given tickets to the fair to come on the day …

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NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Farm Family of the Day at NC State Fair

Each day of the N.C. State Fair, the fair will recognize one farm family as its Farm Family of the Day presented by Tractor Supply Co. Families chosen will be given tickets to the fair to come on the day …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Western N.C. Sees Damage from Tropical Storm Fred

Farms in several Western N.C. counties have been severely damaged from flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. Commissioner Troxler recently toured several counties with Speaker Tim Moore and Rep. Jimmy Dixon and other area officials. The department’s Ag Emergency Hotline has …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: NC Sees First Cases of EEE and West Nile Virus

The state has recently seen its first cases of Triple E (Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis) and West Nile Virus. Both of these can be fatal in equine and both can be prevented with vaccinations. Confirming these two cases is a reminder …

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NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Advanced Tickets on Sale for Two Fairs

Plans are coming together, and advanced tickets are now on sale for the N.C. Mountain State Fair, Sept. 10-19 and the N.C. State Fair, Oct. 14-24. Be sure to put these dates on your calendar. 31 and 65 – that’s …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: ASF Precautions Update

With the confirmation of African Swine Fever in the Dominican Republic last week (July 28), producers are urged to be extra vigilant with their biosecurity protocols, especially for anyone traveling to that country. Last week our State Veterinarian got word …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Local Produce at Farmers Markets, Roadside Stands, and Grocery Stores

It’s a busy time of year for fruit and vegetable growers and you can find the efforts of their hard work at farmers markets, roadside stands and grocery stores. There’s no reason not to shop local. If consumers are looking …

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NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: State Fair Accessibility Day presented by Bandwidth

On Monday, NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler announced a major State Fair partnership with software innovator Bandwith. First, I want to offer both my congratulations and my appreciation for Bandwidth’s commitment to deepen its roots here in North Carolina. Today’s …

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