NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler
NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler

NC Commissioner Troxler: State of Agriculture Address

North Carolina ag commissioner Steve Troxler delivered his State of Agriculture address at last Thursday’s Ag Development Forum in Raleigh. This are his complete remarks.

NC Commissioner Troxler: Annual Ag Development Forum is This Thursday

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host its annual Agricultural Development Forum, Feb. 2, in the Holshouser Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Topics include economic outlook for agriculture, a panel discussion surrounding trade and the effects of the …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship Applications Now Open

High school seniors and college students who participated in N.C. State Fair junior livestock competitions are eligible to apply for N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Scholarships for higher education costs. The deadline to apply is March 1.     

NC Commissioner Troxler: Agritourism Social Media Series

The department’s social media platforms are important tools to communicate about agriculture and agribusiness, plus our department programs and services. For the past three years, we have created year-long series focusing on North Carolina farmers, young farmers and department employees. …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Census of Agriculture

Just a reminder that we are about one month away from the deadline to respond to the 2022 Census of Agriculture, which is conducted every five years. The Census provides a snapshot of U.S. agriculture, plus a state-by-state look at …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Standards Inspectors Still Finding Scanner Errors

The department’s Standards Division inspectors are hard at work every day checking items that are involved in trade to ensure their accuracy. Most consumers come in contact with these items on a regular basis. A couple of examples are price …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: National Fruitcake Day and “Got to Be NC” Marketing

NC Commissioner Troxler: Expect Delays in Routine Nematode Test Results

The NCDA&CS Nematode Assay Lab is warning growers submitting routine nematode tests about long delays of 15 weeks or more in getting test results. The delays are due to increased testing and being short staffed. Analyzing the samples is highly …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Winter Agritourism Activities Happening Now

Many farms across the state are holding special events during the winter, including choose-and-cut farms open for North Carolina Christmas trees. You can find activities and farm experiences through the VisitNCFarms app or online at www.gottobenc.com

NC Commissioner Troxler: NC Farm Bureau Update

NC Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler was at the NC Farm Bureau Convention in Greensboro on Monday, and gives us an update and what he heard and saw.