Posts tagged Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler

Today’s Topic: Fees for forest management plans

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The state budget approved by the General Assembly directed the N.C. Forest Service to start charging fees for woodland plans, which are commonly known as forest management plans. The budget bill also allowed the state Board of […]

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Today’s Topic: August crop report forecasts big year for soybeans, cotton

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” USDA’s August crop report forecasts a big year for soybeans, cotton, flue-cured tobacco and peanuts in North Carolina. More than 1.6 million acres of soybeans have been planted in North Carolina this year, and the yield is […]

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Today’s Topic: Tenth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum takes place Aug. 26

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Registration is open for the 10th annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 26 at the State Fairgrounds. Commissioner Troxler will host the event from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Expo Center. It is […]

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Today’s Topic: North Carolina’s wine industry, UNCG collaborate on strategic plan

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS, the N.C. Wine and Grape Council and the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNC-Greensboro have gotten together to develop a road map for the industry’s growth. The resulting plan covers a variety of […]

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Today’s Topic: Free workshop Aug. 27 will help food businesses learn about trademarks, business structure, sales tax

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS is sponsoring a free workshop for food businesses to provide information about a variety of business issues. The title is “The Business of Being in Business,” and the workshop is scheduled for Aug. 27 from […]

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Today’s Topic: Legislature makes change in farm-income requirements for sales-tax exemption

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Farmers across North Carolina recently received letters from the state Department of Revenue alerting them to changes in the eligibility requirements for the exemption on sales taxes for supplies they purchase, and the steps farmers need to […]

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Today’s Topic: Tobacco growers approve assessment program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Flue-cured tobacco growers in North Carolina recently approved an assessment to support the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina’s efforts to promote the interests of its farmers. The assessment was approved on 88 percent of ballots in […]

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Today’s Topic: June report shows increases in soybean acreage

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The June crop acreage forecast from USDA has been released, and it shows significant gains in soybean acres in North Carolina. The state is forecast to see a 16 percent increase in soybean acreage this year, with […]

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Today’s Topic: July is Got to Be NC Agriculture Month

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” It’s July, which means farms are in full swing and fresh produce is coming to market. It’s also Got to Be NC Agriculture Month across the state. In fact, Gov. Pat McCrory has proclaimed July as Got […]

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News Roundup: June 21-27

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. “NC Ag Officials In Europe,” News Radio 570 WWNC: The State’s Agriculture Commissioner is on an overseas tour this […]

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