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NCDA Offers Food Business Conference

On May 8th, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will sponsor it's first-ver Food Business conference at the Alamance Cooperative Extension office in Burlington.  NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler explains that the marketin g event is aimed at food business ownwer lookingn to expand their businesses.  Troxler goes on to explain that food businessess are an important part of agriculture's $70 billion contribution to the state's economy.  This conference will be a great opportunity for smaller food businesses to elarn new ways to expand their operations.

For more information or to register got to or call Annette Dunlap at (919) 707-3117. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.