NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Carolina Fine Snacks Honored as Exporter of the Year

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently recognized Carolina Fine Snacks as its Exporter of the Year. The Greensboro-based snack company has shipped products to the Turks and Caicos, Canada, Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Poland and

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: NCDA&CS’ 2020 Goals and Priorities

Commissioner Troxler recently gave his annual State of Agriculture speech where he provided an update on the industry and he also talks about his goals for the department for 2020. Last week I gave my annual State of Agriculture address

NC Commissioner Troxler: 50th Anniversary of the Century Family Farm Program

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Century Family Farm Program. We will recognize Century Farm Families at the N.C. State Fair on Monday, Oct. 19, in Dorton Arena. If you are a Century Family Farm, go ahead and

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Recent Trade Agreements Positive Signs for N.C. Ag Economy

Commissioner Steve Troxler says the signing of a Phase 1 trade agreement with China, plus Congressional approval of a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, both point to positive signs that this could be a rebuilding year for North Carolina

NC Commissioner Stave Troxler: Agritourism Farm Tour and Conference Coming Up Feb. 10 & 11

Agritourism activities can be found across the state. More and more farmers are finding that these types of activities can provide a good revenue stream for their farm operations. For farmers and economic developers interested in learning more about agritourism,

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Auxin Classes Begin Today around the State.

Starting today (Jan. 14) through March 26, 31 training workshops have been planned statewide for anyone planning to apply auxin herbicides such as 2,4-D or dicamba. These are mandatory trainings to reduce the chance of misapplication and crop damage. This

NC Commissioner Troxler: Ag Development Forum Feb. 6

The 15th Annual Ag Development Forum is coming up Thursday, Feb. 6 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The event features Commissioner Troxler’s annual “State of Agriculture” address, along with an economic outlook and discussions about the state’s changing population

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: 2019 NCDA&CS Accomplishments

2019 was another busy and successful year for the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Commissioner Steve Troxler lists just a few of the department’s many accomplishments from the year past.

NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler: Propane Safety Tips

As the weather turns colder, many people across the state rely on propane to stay warm. The department’s Standards Division works with propane dealers and offers some safety tips for winter storms and for using space heaters in your home.

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Shop Local for Tasty, Last-minute Gift Ideas

Christmas is just a week away and if you are still looking for something for that hard-to-buy-for person, think locally made food products for a tasty gift. It’s only a week away from Christmas, so I thought we could talk