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RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler today presented the North Carolina Friends of Farmland Award to Wake County for its innovative farmland preservation initiatives that have already preserved 238 acres of farmland.

RALEIGH – The economic impact of North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry jumped to $111.1 billion, posting a second straight year of strong growth at nearly $8 billion Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced today. 

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RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has lifted the quarantine of a HPAI-positive dairy herd after serial testing was negative for the virus.

RALEIGH -- The Got to Be NC Festival takes over the N.C. State Fairgrounds May 17-19 in Raleigh with plenty of food, fun, tractors, music, agricultural exhibits and activities for the whole family. 

         To celebrate turning 40 and the arrival of season’s first local fruits and produce, the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is hosting a Spring Fling event Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

          Get inspired for Spring when the State Farmers Market hosts its Spring Fling event May 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check out the fun and educational activities for kids and adults, plus shop a market full of local produce, plants, crafts, baked goods and N.C.

         Get inspired for Spring when the Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market hosts its Spring Fling event May 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.