Posts tagged Meat and Poultry Inspection Division

News Roundup: March 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. “Hog virus outbreak stirs disagreement,” Wilson Times: The true severity and scope of North Carolina’s hog virus outbreak has […]

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NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Inspection Division licenses farmers selling fresh meat and poultry from the farm

Saturday mornings at a farmers market can usually be described by a single word – busy. Customers are searching for fruits and vegetables from their local farmer to cook in the coming week. A growing number of customers are now leaving their local market with another locally grown product – fresh meat. The N.C. Department […]

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Food Business Almanac: HACCP and GMP

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that agribusiness owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. Even though it may look […]

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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: August 7-13

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 reports cases of horse disease,” WRAL-TV: North Carolina is the latest state to report cases of an animal […]

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