Press Releases

RALEIGH – A commercial turkey operation in Duplin County has tested positive for High Path Avian Influenza. HPAI was first detected by the N.C.

RALEIGH – Plans are underway for the Got to Be NC Festival May 17-19 at the State Fairgrounds and organizers are looking for vendors, Got to Be NC member companies, and antique tractors and farm-equipment owners to be part of the activities. 

RALEIGH – The review and comment period is open through March 4 for guidelines concerning a new N.C. Agricultural Manufacturing and Processing Initiative to address the lack of capacity for value-added processing of agricultural commodities. 

The board of the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation of North Carolina has set the 2024 boll weevil assessment at 75 cents per acre of cotton. The amount remains the same as in 2023.

     RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler today announced plans to add a year-round food venue at the State Fairgrounds that will be able to offer new food options for the growing West Raleigh area. 

RALEIGH – A commercial turkey operation in Lenoir County has tested positive for High Path Avian Influenza. The positive sample was first identified by the N.C.

RALEIGH – The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements in Beaufort, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Harnett, Rowan, Robeson, Union and Wake counties.