Posts tagged National Agricultural Statistics Service

U.S. Census of Horticulture arriving in mailboxes this winter

As millions of Americans venture out to purchase fresh-cut Christmas trees and poinsettias this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is gearing up to survey the producers of those cherished holiday traditions. NASS is conducting the 2014 Census of Horticultural Specialties to gather detailed information on horticultural production and sales across […]

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Faces in the Field: Dee Webb, agricultural statistician

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, agricultural marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection … and more. Through our Faces in the Field series, we’ll talk to employees and provide a behind-the-scenes look at what they do to serve North Carolina. Dee […]

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Today’s Topic: Troxler encourages N.C. farmers to take part in 2012 Census of Agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is getting ready to conduct the 2012 Census of Agriculture, a complete count of U.S. farms, ranches and the people who operate them. The census occurs every five years. Commissioner Troxler […]

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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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Today’s Topic: Proposed reorganization of NASS could harm N.C.

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service will be closed if a proposal recently approved by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack becomes reality. The plan calls for USDA to consolidate all the NASS field offices […]

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