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Today’s Topic: A North Carolina Fraser Fir goes to Washington (as in the White House).

By on November 20, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” For the 13th time, a North Carolina Fraser fir will grace the Blue Room of the White House after North Carolina grower

Today’s Topic: Veterans Day and Tree Seedling Discounts

By on November 13, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active or retired military personnel

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Today’s Topic: Application period for Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018 opens Wednesday

By on November 6, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Starting Wednesday, Nov. 7, farmers affected by Hurricane Florence will be able to sign up for the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program

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Today’s Topic: Grant will expand opportunities at the Western N.C. Farmers Market.

By on October 31, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Western NC Farmers Market in Asheville opened in September of 1977, and it continues to serve the needs of farmers, residents

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Today’s Topic: N.C. State Fair sets two record-attendance days

By on October 23, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Despite having to delay our opening by a day, we have had some bright spots at this year’s fair. These include record

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Today’s Topic: The N.C. State Fair starts in two days. We hope to see you there.

By on October 9, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. State Fair starts in two days and we hope you are making your plans now to attend. The State Fair

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Today’s Topic: U.S. Forest Service grant helps protect urban ash trees from emerald ash borer

By on September 11, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Forest Service received a grant from the U.S. Forest Service that is being used to protect urban ash trees from

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Today’s Topic: Crop and weather report for August.

By on September 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The Agricultural Statistic’s Division recently released the crop and weather reports for mid-August, which gives a snapshot of soil moisture across the

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Today’s Topic: Sweet potato weevil quarantine issued for two counties in South Carolina

By on August 28, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Recently a sweet potato weevil quarantine area was established for Berkeley and Jasper counties in South Carolina after weevils were detected there.

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Today’s Topic: Agricultural fair season is under way. The Mountain State Fair is coming Sept. 7-16 in Fletcher.

By on August 21, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Late summer and early fall is the heart of the agricultural fair season in North Carolina. The Drexel Community Fair is the