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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging equine owners to have their animals vaccinated against Eastern equine encephalomyelitis and West Nile Virus.

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RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC Festival marks its eagerly awaited return to the fairgrounds May 20-22 following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Antique tractors, a barbecue buffet fundraiser on May 21, North Carolina food products, rides, games, livestock, kids’ activities, music and entertainment will welcome guests back.

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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler today named Peter Thornton of Cary as the new director of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Marketing Division. Thornton replaces Joe Sanderson, who retired in March after 34 years with the department.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division has collected fines from stores in Anson, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Moore, Johnston, Randolph, Stanly, Union, Vance and Wake counties because of excessive price-scanner errors. 

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RALEIGH — New business growth in North Carolina shows no signs of stopping according to Secretary of State Elaine Marshall. “Nothing has slowed down. In fact, it has accelerated,” she said at the Tuesday, April 4 Council of State meeting. A new record was set for the first quarter of this year with nearly 47,000 new businesses being created from Jan. to March, compared to last year’s record of 45,000 in that same quarter.

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RALEIGH — This year marks the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, and its importance is just as relevant now as when it was first recognized.

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Monday, 07 March 2022 14:51

Derby's Lambeth reappointed to N.C. Ag Board

DERBY — Richmond County farmer Jim Lambeth was recently nominated to his second term on the N.C. Board of Agriculture.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will open the application period for Phase II of the state’s Swine and Dairy Assistance COVID program beginning Feb. 23.

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STATESVILLE — The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce Jason Farmer as the recipient of the 2022 Innovative Farmer of the Year Award presented at The Tobacco Farm Life Museum’s breakfast with the Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler.

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RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler was recently honored by the N.C. General Assembly and Governor Roy Cooper by the passage and signing of HB 137 that named the new Agricultural Sciences Center in Raleigh the Steve Troxler Agricultural Sciences Center.

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