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2017 News Releases

August

8-15-17 Board of Agriculture will meet Aug. 23 in Raleigh
8-14-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Troxler hosts 13th annual Food Safety Forum tomorrow
8-11-17 It's National Honeybee Day Aug. 19 at State Farmers Market
8-9-17 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair announces new attractions
8-8-17 WNC Farmers Market to host Tomato Tasting Day Aug. 11
8-3-17 State sees first EEE case of the year

July

7-28-17 N.C. Structural Pest Control Committee announces case settlements
7-27-17 Thirteenth annual Food Safety Forum is Aug. 15
7-25-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to meet July 28 in Raleigh
7-25-17 State Farmers Market to host Largest Watermelon Contest during annual Watermelon Day July 27
7-24-17 Advance tickets for 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair now on sale
7-24-17 Companies pay fines for net weight violations of bags of fertilizer
7-24-17 Discounted State Fair tickets go on sale Aug. 1
7-20-17 WNC Farmers Market to host watermelon eating contest at Watermelon Day July 28
7-18-17 Kickoff day for 150th N.C. State Fair will feature special admission price, buttons, prizes
7-13-17 Six stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
7-12-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: N.C. Mountain State Fair to hold job fair July 13
7-11-17 State Farmers Market to host Peach Dessert Contest July 13
7-10-17 Peach lovers can expect good offering of late-variety fruit
7-10-17 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair entry deadlines approaching
7-6-17 2017 N.C. State Fair Premium Book released online
7-6-17 N.C. Plant Conservation Board to meet July 19 in Boone

June

6-30-17 Troxler announces new director of the Food and Drug Protection Division
6-30-17 Keep Independence Day celebrations safe with these fire -safety tips
6-28-17 Emerald ash borer found in more areas of the state
6-28-17 N.C. Forest Service Nursery Program accepting seedling orders beginning July 3
6-27-17 N.C. Pesticide Board announces case settlement
6-23-17 Statement from Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler on OSA audit
6-22-17 Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler to discuss Grade "A" Milk Audit report
6-22-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting June 26 at 11 a.m.
6-19-17 NCDA&CS offers organic certification cost-share assistance
6-14-17 N.C. National Guard project creating more parking for Mountain State Fair
6-14-17 N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee to meet Wednesday, June 21, in Butner
6-13-17 Emerald ash borer found in Asheville
6-12-17 State Farmers Market to host annual Blueberry Day June 15
6-12-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Crawfish Day coming to Piedmont Triad Farmers Market June 24
6-8-17 Troxler encourages horse owners to vaccinate against EEE
6-7-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting June 9 at 11 a.m.
6-2-17 Local students win N.C. Farm to School calendar art contest

May

5-31-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Crawfish Day planned at State Farmers Market June 3
5-31-17 Troxler announces 2017 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients
5-25-17 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Warren and Vance counties
5-25-17 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Burke County
5-25-17 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Gates and Camden counties

5-25-17

Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting May 30 at 10:30 a.m.
5-24-17 Naturally Wholesome Products issues recall of Wholesome Country Creamery half-and-half
5-23-17 MEDIA ADVISORY: Livestock Legislative Day planned for May 24; event includes 18th annual legislative milk-chugging contest
5-22-17 Got to Be NC Festival announces winners in bluegrass and barbecue competitions
5-22-17 NCDA&CS expects good late-variety blueberry crop
5-22-17 Board of Agriculture will meet May 24 in Raleigh
5-18-17 Got to Be NC Festival kicks off Friday with tractor parade
5-17-17 Farmers should prepare for hurricane season
5-10-17 NCDA&CS warns of emerging nematode that could impact the state's sweet potato crop
5-8-17 Agronomic services help keep Wilkes family greenhouse business blooming
5-5-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting May 8 at 2 p.m.
5-2-17 Defense Department program awards $9.2 million for conservation projects near N.C. military bases
5-1-17 State Farmers Market to host strawberry dessert contest Thursday

April

4-28-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting May 5 at 9 a.m.
4-28-17 Got to Be NC Festival offers agricultural fun May 19-21
4-19-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host emergency public meeting today, April 19, at 1 p.m.
4-18-17 N.C. strawberry growers expect second wave of crop
4-17-17 Troxler announces three new directors
4-17-17 N.C. greenhouse tomatoes ready for harvest
4-13-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting Monday, April 17
4-10-17 N.C. Plant Conservation Board to meet April 12 in Raleigh
4-7-17 A soil test can help manage fertility in warm-season grasses
4-05-17 Five stores pay fines for price-scanning errors

March

3-31-17 NCDA&CS plans gypsy moth treatments around April 11 near Bolivia in Brunswick County
3-31-17 NCDA&CS plans gypsy moth treatments around April 11 on Hatteras Island
3-31-17 Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting Thursday, April 6
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

February

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

January

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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