Posts tagged Ag Development Forum

News Roundup: Feb. 8-14

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. “NC Ag Commissioner Addresses Issues to Agriculture,” Southern Farm Network: (Audio) In his recent ‘State of Agriculture’ address during the 9th annual […]

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Today’s Topic: Ag Development Forum, Southern Farm Show coming up

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s almost time for two annual events at the State Fairgrounds: the Southern Farm Show and the Ag Development Forum. The Southern Farm Show is a winter tradition at the fairgrounds, and this year it takes place […]

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Today’s Topic: Ag Forum scheduled for Jan. 31 at State Fairgrounds

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The eighth annual Ag Development Forum is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31, during the Southern Farm Show at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. The forum will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Holshouser […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

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. “Steve Troxler outlines recovery plan in State of Agriculture address,” News 14: State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler outlined his […]

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Today’s Topic: Ag Development Forum takes place Feb. 2

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The seventh annual Ag Development Forum will take place Thursday, Feb. 2, at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Farmers, agribusiness professionals and the public are invited to the event, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to […]

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Photos from the Field: Potato farming

During Dr. Matt Martin’s keynote address at the N.C. Ag Development Forum earlier this month, he spoke about the way in which farm commodity costs have risen over the past century. According to Martin, farm commodities have increased at a slower rate than other commodities because of rapid advances in farming technology. Increased technology has […]

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The 2011 Ag Development Forum in 11 tweets

When asked to give advice to the FFA students attending the Ag Development Forum last Thursday, the panelists offered this, “Get an education.” They elaborated on the idea saying that today’s farmer needs an education in agriculture and horticulture, but also economics, business and global studies to stay competitive in an expanding global marketplace. The […]

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Ag Development Forum addresses future of agriculture

Three topics likely on the minds of many N.C. farmers – the economy, input costs and water – also are on the minds of the speakers at the Ag Development Forum to be held Wednesday, Feb. 3. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the annual event in the Holshouser Building at the N.C. State […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 22-28

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. “Navy again suspends work on Outlying Landing Field,” Charlotte Observer: For the second time in the past three years, […]

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Ag Forum to feature live tweets

  The fifth annual Ag Development Forum will be held Thursday, Feb. 4, at the State Fairgrounds. If you are unable to attend, you can follow the forum as it happens – including highlights from Commissioner Troxler’s State of Agriculture Address and two discussion panels. We will begin live tweeting the event through the department’s new […]

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