Posts tagged Commissioner Troxler

News Roundup: May 3-9

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. “Heavy rains damage Franklin County crops,” WRAL: Heavy rains across central North Carolina caused extensive damage to crops, especially […]

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Meet agriculture’s newest mascots

Commissioner Troxler and a parade of colorful fruit and vegetable characters were quite the sight on the Capitol grounds earlier this week. A few heads were turned as apple, peach, corn, strawberry, watermelon, potato and blueberry made their way from the agriculture building to the Capitol to take a few photos to be used in […]

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Commissioner Troxler takes time for Alpha Zeta mule egg

Commissioner Troxler keeps a busy schedule throughout the year, but the past few weeks have been especially full. He has held press conferences, spoken at breakfasts, luncheons and commodity group meetings, and given the annual State of Agriculture Address. Somewhere in his schedule, he even found time to sign a mule egg. That’s right, a […]

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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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Today’s Topic: Equine Vaccinations

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Now is the best time to vaccinate horses, donkeys and mules against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, and this week Commissioner Troxler talks about what equine owners can do to keep their animals safe. […]

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