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Today’s Topic for Broadcast on July 17: A new species of tick has been found in North Carolina that poses a threat to humans and livestock.

By on July 17, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” A new species of tick has been found in North Carolina, raising the need for greater awareness of its presence and tick

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Today’s Topic: Update on the Timber Restoration Fund efforts to help woodland owners recover from the impacts of Hurricane Matthew and the wildfires in Western N.C.

By on July 10, 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 has worked with woodland owners on 361 timber restoration projects statewide involving 16,378 acres. Commissioner Troxler is happy

Today’s Topic: The N.C. Forest Service’s 2018 seedling sales are under way.

By on July 3, 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 has begun its annual seedling sales, offering nearly 50 species of conifers and hardwoods to landowners. These seedlings

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Today’s Topic: Update on Commissioner Troxler’s recent meeting with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib in Washington D.C.

By on June 26, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler met with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib to discuss a number of issues including the implementation of

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Today’s Topic: Farmers markets across the state hitting the peak of season

By on June 20, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” When the weather heats up, consumers will find more and more offerings at their local farmers market. In June and July, markets

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Today’s Topic: 33 students receive scholarships through the N.C. State Fair Livestock Scholarship program.

By on June 12, 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 Livestock Scholarship program awarded 33 scholarships this year for students to continue their education. Twenty-nine students received $2,000

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Today’s Topic: North Carolina’s pork industry feeds us and provides jobs in North Carolina.

By on June 5, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” North Carolina’s pork industry has been in the news lately, but not in a way that tells its overall contributions to our

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Today’s Topic: New FieldCheck and BeeCheck apps launch for the FieldWatch program. Designed to help protect bees and crops

By on May 29, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The online mapping programs DriftWatch and BeeCheck were launched two years ago, and the recent addition of two new apps (FieldCheck and

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Today’s Topic: As a new batch of college graduates seek work, agriculture offers lots of career options.

By on May 22, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture and agribusinesses are big employers in North Carolina, employing about 16 percent of the state’s workforce or 686,000 people. As a

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Today’s Topic: Come celebrate agriculture at the Got to Be NC Festival May 18-20

By on May 15, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Fun times await at the Got to Be NC Festival May 18-20 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This three-day celebration of