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2017 News Releases


3-24-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting Wednesday, March 29
3-22-17 Look for signs of pine beetle in trees; drought in Western N.C. leaves pines more susceptible to attacks
3-21-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Flavors of Carolina connects local food companies with buyers
3-21-17 Agritourism farms offer variety of fun this spring
3-20-17 Saunders named legislative liaison at NCDA&CS
3-20-17 Take soil samples to know plants' spring fertilization needs
3-16-17 N.C. Pesticide Board announces nine case settlements
3-14-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: N.C. Ag Awareness Day set for Wednesday
3-13-17 N.C. Forest Service's Linville River Nursery to close June 30
3-10-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host conference call meeting Monday, March 13
3-9-17 Be careful when burning debris in spring; wildfire risk typically higher from March to May
3-7-17 N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee to meet Wednesday, March 15, at the N.C. Botanical Garden
3-7-17 State Farmers Market kicks of spring events with craft fair March 10-12


2-28-17 Statement from Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler on Ray Starling appointment to White House post
2-27-17 New regional agronomist assigned to Chatham County
2-27-17 Applications being accepted for the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program
2-21-17 Agronomic Services lab making equipment upgrades with peak-season soil testing fees
2-20-17 Troxler appoints Dr. Beth Yongue to head Meat and Poultry Inspection Division
2-20-17 NCDA&CS to host farmers market workshop March 10 in Albemarle
2-16-17 N.C. tomato growers plan referendum
2-9-17 Charlotte company expands recall of pimento spread to include additional products
2-9-17 NCDA&CS accepting applications for 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
2-8-17 Board of Agriculture will meet Feb. 15 in Raleigh
2-2-17 Charlotte company recalls pimento spread after tests by NCDA&CS show presence of Listeria monocytogenes
2-2-17 Carolinas Cotton Growers Cooperative named 2017 Exporter of the Year
2-1-17 Now is the time for tobacco transplant producers to test float bed water


1-31-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Ag Forum on Thursday will offer economic outlook, update on N.C. agriculture
1-31-17 Consider applying lime for home vegetable gardens
1-23-17 2017 N.C. boll weevil assessment drops to 75 cents per acre
1-23-17 Timber Restoration Fund to help landowners recover from recent disasters
1-20-17 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Feb. 2 in Buxton on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-19-17 Changes to Worker Protection Standard rules include annual training and minimum age requirements
1-18-17 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 31 in Warrenton on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-18-17 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 30 in Corapeake on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-12-17 Troxler hosts Ag Forum Feb. 2
1-11-17 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 19 in Long View on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-11-17 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 17 in Bolivia on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-10-17 Five stores pay fines for price-scanning errors


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NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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