Posts tagged gas

NCDA&CS launches fuel station locator app

In the middle of a disaster, one of the first things that happens is the power goes out. When the power goes out, so do ATM machines, grocery stores and gas stations. While most people gas up their vehicles before a disaster hits, extended power losses can quickly cause problems for communities and for emergency […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 19-25

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. “Ukrainian about to buy N.C. chicken processor: Bankrupt Townsends employs 1,200 in Chatham County, buys from farmers.” Charlotte Observer: […]

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Today’s Topic: National Weights and Measures Week

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” March 1-7 is National Weights and Measures Week. It’s a time to think about the many products we buy or weigh, and even the gas we pump. On any given day, Americans make dozens of purchase […]

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Field Trip: Gas Pump Inspection

Each month in our “Field Trip” feature, we take readers into the field with a NCDA&CS employee to find out more about the varied types of work that goes on in the Department. When you hear “Department of Agriculture,” do you think of farmers and food? You’d be right, of course, but the department also […]

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