Posts tagged fiscal cliff

Today’s Topic: The farm bill extension

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Legislation passed by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” also included an extension of the farm bill. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda that the one good thing about the extension is that it gives farmers some direction and […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

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. “Local chefs open shops that elevate humble items,” News & Observer: The glazed doughnut with chocolate icing has that […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 1-7

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. “House panel shelves major immigration legislation,” News & Observer: A special House panel on immigration reform dissolved abruptly Thursday […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm bill remains in limbo as Congress nears end of session

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” While much attention in Congress is focused on avoiding the “fiscal cliff,” a top question in the agriculture community is: Will Congress do anything about the farm bill? Options include passing a new farm bill (which the […]

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