Posts tagged N.C. Agro Medicine Institute

News Roundup: Sept. 14-20

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. “N.C. Ranger Talks About Wildfires in Alaska, Idaho,” When wildfires rage in the United States — and when […]


Today’s Topic: N.C. Farm Safety and Health Week

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. Gov. Pat McCrory has also proclaimed the week N.C. Farm Safety and Health Week to raise awareness of the importance […]


Photos from the Field: NCDA&CS hosts EPA officials

Jim Jones, acting assistant administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency, visited with farmers, labor organizations, Cooperative Extension agents and department employees from the Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division last week to learn more about issues facing North Carolina’s farm workers. Friday, Cooperative Extension agents and […]