Posts tagged 2012 Census of Agriculture

Today’s Topic: Cultivating young people’s interest in agriculture

  Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The average age of North Carolina farmers has continued to increase and now stands at 58.9, according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture. That’s a concern because the world’s population will reach 9 billion people by […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 22-27

 Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Ag Exports to China Continue to Grow,” Southern Farm Network: The Chinese are an important part of the North […]

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Today’s Topic: Troxler encourages N.C. farmers to take part in 2012 Census of Agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is getting ready to conduct the 2012 Census of Agriculture, a complete count of U.S. farms, ranches and the people who operate them. The census occurs every five years. Commissioner Troxler […]

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