NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

Commissioner Troxler: Junior Livestock Scholarship Applications Now Accepted

Youth that participated in the N.C. State Fair youth livestock shows are eligible to apply for a $2,000 scholarship for higher education. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on March 1, and a total of 27 scholarships will be

Commissioner Troxler: Osprey Landings at Bladen Lakes State Forest

The N.C. Forest Service has reached a lease agreement with the Naval Facilities Command the U.S. Marine Corps that allows MV-22 Osprey aircraft to land on two 23-acre landing zones at Bladen Lake State Forest. The working forest is self-supporting

Commissioner Troxler’s State of Agriculture Address

On Thursday, February 1, NC Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler delivered his “State of Agriculture” address at the Agriculture Development Forum in Raleigh. Here are his remarks:

Commissioner Troxler: Upcoming Trade Mission to Brazil

The NCDA&CS Marketing Division is planning a trade trip to Brazil Feb, 18-24 that Commissioner Steve Troxler will be attending. Brazil is one of our leading competitors when it comes to trade, and we hope to learn more about the

Commissioner Steve Troxler: NCDA&CS Marketing Division to Host Buyer Grower Exchange Meetings for fruit and vegetable growers

The department’s Marketing Division will host a Grower/Buyer Exchange Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jordan Lake Educational State Forest, 3490 Big Woods Road, Chapel Hill. Fruit and vegetable growers can sign up for a 15-minute

Troxler: State of Agriculture and the Southern Farm Show Coming Feb. 1

The NCDA & CS Agricultural Development Forum will be held Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Commissioner Steve Troxler will present his annual State of Agriculture address, highlighting our state’s No. 1

Troxler: Latest Farmland Preservation Efforts Save More Than 800 Acres

The NCDA&CS’s Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently signed the first two conservation easements under a joint partnership with the U.S. Air Force. The project protects more than 800 acres from two farms in Northeastern North Carolina, and

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanded

NC Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler says with the addition of Warren County as of January 1, portions or all of 75 of the state’s 100 counties now fall under fire ant quarantine rules. By restricting the movement of certain

NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler: Food Business Conference Feb. 14

The Food Business Conference is coming to Durham on February 14. the Cost is $55 per person, or $45 if you register before January 5. Commissioner Steve Troxler has the details in this interview. For more information, contact agribusiness developer

Troxler: New Round of Mandatory Auxin Training

“In North Carolina, we saw far fewer complaints of damage than many other states thanks to the 2017 training”