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Vanderbilt descendents join distinguished group

On Wednesday night, Agriculture Commissioner presented the Cecil and Pickering families with a sign that designates their property as a North Carolina Century Farm. They are now part of the distinguished group of about 1,700 families across the state who have maintained a farm within the family for more than 100 years. Bill Cecil Jr. […]

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Today’s Topic: NASDA’s annual meeting taking place in North Carolina

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” State agriculture commissioners, secretaries and directors from across the U.S. have converged on North Carolina this week for their annual meeting. Commissioner Troxler is wrapping up his one-year term as president of the National Association of State […]

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Today’s Topic: Troxler attends NASDA annual meeting

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Rhonda caught up with Commissioner Troxler at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, which was taking place in Des Moines, Iowa. NASDA is composed of the agriculture commissioners, secretaries and directors […]

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Today’s Topic: SASDA seeks immigration reform

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn parts of Arizona’s immigration law has brought the issue of foreign agricultural labor back to the forefront. Prior to the court’s ruling, the Southern Association of State Departments of […]

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Today’s Topic: Recapping the Ag Development Forum and previewing NASDA’s winter meeting

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Commissioner Troxler and Rhonda recap the seventh annual Ag Development Forum and discuss the winter meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. The forum drew about 300 people to the State Fairgrounds […]

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NCDA&CS attorney honored by national agriculture association

Ray Starling, NCDA&CS general counsel, has been recognized by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture for outstanding contributions to agriculture. Starling is one of three employees from agriculture departments across the country who were recognized at NASDA’s annual meeting in September. He was honored in the Administration category. Other recipients of 2011 NASDA […]

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Today’s Topic: NASDA sets priorities for 2012 farm bill

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Commissioner Troxler recently attended the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Members voted to focus NASDA’s efforts for the 2012 farm bill on supporting the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, funding for […]

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Today’s Topic: North Carolina will host SASDA meeting

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” State commissioners and secretaries of agriculture from across the South will be in North Carolina next week for the annual meeting of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Commissioner Troxler is serving as president of […]

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Today’s Topic: Whole-farm GAP certification

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, Mike Davis fills in for Rhonda and talks with Commissioner Troxler about an action item that came out of the recent annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. At the […]

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Today’s Topic: ‘Meat the Need’

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and his counterparts across the country have offered the federal government a new proposal to help struggling dairy, pork and poultry farmers. The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has […]

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