Make plans to attend the Ag Development Forum Feb. 4
The N.C. Ag Development Forum will be held Feb. 4 at 9:30 a.m. in the Holshouser Building, in conjunction with the Southern Farm Show.
During the forum, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will present his annual State of Agriculture address, highlighting some successes in North Carolina agriculture and his vision for the future of the industry and challenges ahead.
The program will also feature farm families and their real stories and a panel discussion on innovative solutions to hunger and food insecurity.
The forum is free. More details on the program along with registration information will be posted on www.ncagr.gov/agforum.
The Southern Farm Show runs Feb. 3-5 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. This is the largest show of its kind in the Carolinas and Virginia and features 500 manufacturers and ag services and equipment suppliers. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and admission is free. The event also features commodity meetings. For more on the show, go to www.southernfarmshow.com.