Posts tagged Farm-City Week

News Roundup: Nov. 15-21

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.  “FDA Holds Listening Session on Food Safety Rules,” Time Warner Cable News: North Carolina produce farmers and animal-food manufacturers […]

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Today’s Topic: 2012 Farm-City Week

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” National Farm-City Week started Nov. 16 and continues through Thanksgiving Day. The annual event helps promote a greater understanding of agriculture and its connection to the foods we all enjoy – not just on Thanksgiving, but every […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm-City Week reminds us of agriculture’s importance

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda talk about National Farm-City Week, which began Friday, Nov. 18, and continues through Thanksgiving. In counties across North Carolina and the  country, Farm-City Week celebrates the relationships between rural and urban […]

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Restored Polk House is lasting legacy to agriculture advocate

Yesterday I had the honor of speaking at a ceremony commemorating the opening of the L.L. Polk House in Raleigh. Many North Carolinians probably don’t know much about Leonidas LaFayette Polk, but he was instrumental in standing up for agriculture in North Carolina during the latter half of the 19th century. Polk grew up in Anson […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm-City Week is Nov. 19-25

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Nov. 16-25 is National Farm-City Week, a celebration of the relationships between rural and urban residents. Across North Carolina, the relationship between city life and farm life continues to grow more dynamic. More and more, development […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm-City Week is Nov. 20-26

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” National Farm-City Week kicks off Friday and continues through Thanksgiving Day. The week is a celebration of the relationships between rural and urban residents. Across North Carolina, this relationship is becoming more dynamic as development moves […]

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