NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

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”

NC’s Groundbreaking Pesticide Disposal Program

NC Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler discusses the NC Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program with SFN’s Mike Davis.

Plenty of NC Christmas Trees and Poinsettias

NC Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler talks about the state’s holiday greenery supply for 2017. A couple of weeks ago we talked about how much North Carolina farmers contribute to the Thanksgiving table, but you can also count on North Carolina

2017 Census of Ag Set to Begin in December

Once again, it’s time for the five-year Census of Agriculture.  Farmers should be receiving a packet in the mail in the next week or so, and NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging all to fill out the census and

NC Agri-tourism Farms Offer Fun Holiday Activities

North Carolina’s ag community has a large agri-tourism sector, from the mountains to the coast.  NC Ag Commissioner, Steve Troxler encourages folks on this family-oriented long weekend to enjoy a variety of activities offered by North Carolina farmers, from choose-and-cut

NCDA Fills Breach Left by Processor’s Sudden Closure

In October, Cool Hands Meats, an Animal Welfare Act-approved and USDA inspected slaughter and processing facility in Marion, NC unexpectantly closed, leaving a number of small farmers with birds in a difficult spot. Recognizing that this could be a big