Posts tagged National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Today’s Topic: Farm bill remains in limbo as Congress nears end of session

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” While much attention in Congress is focused on avoiding the “fiscal cliff,” a top question in the agriculture community is: Will Congress do anything about the farm bill? Options include passing a new farm bill (which the […]

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Today’s Topic: Farm bill under way in Congress

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” June might be a busy month for the 2012 farm bill. The U.S. Senate is expected to bring its version of the bill to the floor today, and agriculture leaders in the U.S. House are planning to […]

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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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