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A Dangerous Virus for Greenhouse Tomatoes and Peppers

Dr. Tony Keinath is a Clemson Research and Extension plant pathologist housed at the Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston: Tomato Brown rugose fruit virus is a new virus that was discovered in Israel in 2014. This disease is

Rapid Start to 2020 for U.S. Pork Exports; Beef also Higher

Following a record-breaking performance in 2019, U.S. pork exports maintained a torrid pace in January, while beef exports were also higher year-over-year. The U.S. Meat Export Federation said January pork exports cooled slightly from the volume and value records established

USDA Updates NASDA on Hemp Rules

Here are a few more details about the ever-changing domestic hemp industry. Stephanie Ho has the story.

EU Continues to Say No to Ag Trade Talks

A top European Union trade official says Europe seriously wants a trade agreement with the United States, but EU political leaders still won’t negotiate on significant agricultural policies. Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade, told

NC Commissioner Steve Troxler: Boll Weevil Assessment Stays at .75/acre

The state’s boll weevil assessment will stay at 75 cents per acre of cotton. The money from the assessment is used to fund a trapping program to monitor cotton acreage for any re-introduction of boll weevils. The pest was eradicated

What’s One Things Americans Love? Strawberries

Americans love things that are sweet — especially strawberries. Stephanie Ho looks at a new strawberry cultivar on the east coast that is poised to steal strawberry-loving hearts.

Trump Signs USMCA: Pork Producers Applaud

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2020 – President Trump today signed into law the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement, which, once implemented, will provide much-needed certainty for U.S. pork producers. National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) President David Herring attended today’s signing ceremony, as well

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

Queen Approves Brexit; Potential New Ag Markets for U.S.

Britain’s effort to leave the European Union was finally approved by Queen Elizabeth last week, clearing the way for the United Kingdom to make the move to independence. Royal approval marked the last obstacle toward Brexit, and now it’s up

Troxler Announces He Will Seek Re-Election

Browns Summit, NC – November 25, 2019 – North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler has announced he will seek his fifth term of office. Troxler heads up the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the largest of any Council