Posts tagged N.C. Cooperative Extension Service

Today’s Topic: N.C. Cantaloupe Pilot Program

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, the Commissioner and Rhonda discuss a project to help North Carolina cantaloupe producers develop strategies for reducing the risk of food contamination. A partnership between the NCDA&CS and N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, the education and […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 23-March 1

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. “Union has state’s first local foods agent,” Charlotte Observer: Dustin Adcock has an idea that could dramatically boost the […]

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Tips for protecting against mosquitoes

Recent reports of the West Nile Virus appearing across the country and in North Carolina have led many people to ask what they can do to prevent the spread of the disease. One of the easiest ways is to manage mosquito populations and prevent breeding pools from forming in the first place. “The mosquito species […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 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. “Steve Troxler, guest columnist: Despite reports, liquefied-petroleum gas monitor is responsible,” Winston-Salem Journal: There has been right much criticism […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 18-24

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. “Inspectors checking gas pumps for accuracy,” WXII-TV: Twenty-four inspectors with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agriculture headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Johnson Farm Festival kicks off this weekend,” Hendersonville Times-News: The air on Saturday will fill with the sounds of […]

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