FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2010
Brian Long, director
NCDA&CS Public Affairs
(919) 733-4216, ext. 242
Troxler to talk about N.C. agriculture, 2010 growing season
at Piedmont Triad Farmers Market Friday
|| In observation of National Ag Week, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will talk about the significance of agriculture to North Carolina and offer insights into the 2010 growing season.
|| Friday, March 19, noon
|| Piedmont Triad Farmers Market
2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax
|| North Carolina is beginning a new growing season. What challenges will farmers be facing in 2010? What are farmers’ opportunities? Commissioner Troxler will address these and other questions at the press conference.
|| National Ag Week began March 14 and culminates on National Ag Day, Saturday, March 20. The Got to Be NC Big Cart, a giant motorized grocery cart, will be on display at the farmers market Friday.