Southern Farm Show Feb. 4-6Representatives from many divisions of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will be on hand at the Southern Farm Show Feb. 4-6 to answer questions and explain department programs.
Department staff will be in the meeting room of the Jim Graham Building at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.
NCDA&CS joins more than 400 companies that are exhibiting agricultural equipment, technology and services as part of the annual show. Representatives with agritiourism, soil and water conservation, forestry, pesticides and structural pests, food and drug protection and more will be in attendance daily.
The event, which is the largest agricultural show in the Carolinas and Virginia, is free.
The annual Ag Development Forum will be held Feb. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in the Holshouser Building, with Commissioner Steve Troxler providing an update on the state of agriculture in North Carolina.
There will also be meetings of the N.C. Pork Council, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina and the N.C. Soybean Producers Association.