NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

Commissioner Steve Troxler: N.C. Specialty Food Products Perfect for Holiday Gifts

As consumers are focusing in on finding the perfect holiday gifts, a big push continues on the shop local movement. Wedged between Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday is Shop Local Saturday. With all manner of specialty food products produced

Commissioner Steve Troxler: Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ag Disaster Program is Dec. 10

Farmers have until Dec. 10 to get in their applications for the Hurricane Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018. If funded by the legislature, the program will directly assist farmers who suffered losses because of Hurricane Florence to commodities planted but

Troxler Seeks to Widen Area of Hurricane Relief

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NC’s agriculture department is working to provide farmers with payments from a settlement approved as part of a major aid package as the result of Hurricane Florence. Some farmers were also impacted by Hurricane Michael as well. Mike Davis has

Troxler: Farmers Need All $250 Million in Hurricane Aid

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says his agency needs the full $250 million he requested for cash payments to farmers with destroyed crops and dead livestock from Hurricane Florence and another storm. The General Assembly

Commissioner Steve Troxler: Veterans Day and Tree Seedling Discounts

The North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active or retired military personnel during the month of November. Veterans Day is observed each year on November 11 to honor those who

Commissioner Steve Troxler: Application Period for Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program Opens Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 7, farmers affected by Hurricane Florence will be able to sign up for the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018. The program will directly assist farmers who suffered losses to commodities planted but not harvested before

Commissioner Steve Troxler: Grant will expand Opportunities at the Western N.C. Farmers Market

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The Western NC Farmers Market in Asheville opened in September of 1977, and it continues to serve the needs of farmers, residents and small businesses in the area. A lot of improvements have been made recently to the market to

Commissioner Steve Troxler: State Fair Follow-up

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NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler shares his thoughts about the just-concluded State Fair in Raleigh: Two record days during this year’s fair. Second Friday: 109,396 and Second Sunday: 130,319 Our total was 977,256, which was 27,000 above our 10-year average.

Commissioner Steve Troxler: State Fair is Not to be Missed!

N.C. Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler officially opened the NC State Fair last Friday, and he invites everyone to leave your worries behind and enjoy yourself!

Commissioner Steve Troxler: The N.C. State Fair starts in two days…We hope to see you there!

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The N.C. State Fair starts in two days and we hope you are making your plans now to attend. The State Fair draws nearly a million people through its doors each year, showcasing agriculture and the best of North Carolina.