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News Roundup: April 12-18

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 Tobacco Growers Asked to Vote in Referendum,” Southern Farm Network: For the first time in the history of […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 24-30

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. “North Carolina’s Largest Industry Needs Stability not Uncertainty,” Elkin Tribune: Agriculture and agribusiness is the largest industry in North […]

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Today’s Topic: Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum is scheduled for Aug. 27

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 ninth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 27 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will host the event from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the […]

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Today’s Topic: Recap of N.C. listening session on FDA’s proposed produce safety rule

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, the Commissioner and Rhonda discuss the outcome of the recent listening session for produce farmers and industry representatives to find out more about the federal government’s proposed produce safety rule. The Food and Drug Administration’s […]

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Today’s Topic: Mandatory federal budget cuts could affect N.C. agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Unless Congress and the White House reach a last-minute deal, automatic spending cuts for various federal agencies will take effect Friday, and the reductions could have an impact on agriculture in North Carolina. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 16-22

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 seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS schedules listening session on FDA’s proposed produce safety rule

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a proposed rule focused on measures produce farmers and packers should take to prevent the contamination of fresh fruits and vegetables. The agency is collecting comments about the […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 5-11

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. “Raleigh man will lead Future Farmers of America,” News & Observer: A native North Carolinian will soon be responsible […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 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. “FDA review of tobacco products grinds to a halt,” Charlotte Observer: Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have […]

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News Roundup: Aug. 18-24

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. “Mountain State Fair tickets now on sale,” Hendersonville Times-News: Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Mountain State […]

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