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2015 News Releases

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July

7-6-15 For freshest peaches, go directly to the source
7-6-15 Board of Agriculture will meet Wednesday in Raleigh
7-2-15 State Farmers Market hosts Peach Dessert Contest July 9
7-1-15 Keep your Independence Day celebration safe with these fire safety tips
7-1-15 Western N.C. Farmers Market setting path for future

June

6-30-15 Franklin and Wake counties join quarantine area for emerald ash borer
6-25-15 Five stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
6-24-15 Western N.C. foresters seeing two pests emerging in area
6-22-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Piedmont Triad Farmers Market to host Crawfish Day June 27
6-15-15 State Farmers Market to host Blueberry Day Thursday, June 18
6-15-15 Livestock Legislative Day planned for June 16
6-12-15 Local schools win in Love NC Sweet Potatoes Contest
6-11-15 Poultry shows and public sales will be suspended this fall due to threat of avian influenza
6-10-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference to be held to discuss state’s preparations for highly pathogenic avian influenza
6-8-15 Two N.C. Forest Service fallen firefighters honored
6-8-15 NCDA&CS to hold avian influenza information meetings for commercial poultry industry
6-8-15 Charlotte area restaurants competing in 'Dig into Local' contest
6-4-15 N.C. blueberry crop looks to be record
6-1-15 State Farmers Market to host Crawfish Day June 6

May

5-28-15 Troxler says now is the time to prepare for hurricane season
5-27-15 N.C. Forest Service centennial celebration is June 6 at Jordan Lake Educational State Forest
5-22-15 Got to Be NC Festival announces competition winners
5-18-15 Local students win N.C. Farm to School calendar art contest
5-18-15 Troxler announces first recipients of N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships
5-14-15 Troxler to announce first recipients of N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships Saturday at the Got to Be NC Festival
5-13-15 Student winners in the NCDA&CS Farm to School calendar art contest to be recognized Friday
5-12-15 Got to Be NC Festival offers up plenty of food options
5-7-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday
5-6-15 North Carolina-grown flowers and plants are Mom-approved
5-6-15 Got to Be NC Festival offers entertainment variety May 15-17
5-5-15 Piedmont Triad Farmers Market to celebrate its 20th anniversary Friday
5-5-15 Dessert contest planned for Strawberry Day at State Farmers Market May 14

April

4-30-15 Got to Be NC Festival offers opportunities to learn about agriculture
4-27-15 DuPont Forest to celebrate new road, partnerships that made it possible at event May 1
4-23-15 Weaver Street Market recalls pork hot dogs and pork bologna products due to excessive nitrite levels
4-20-15 Board of Agriculture will meet Wednesday in Raleigh
4-17-15 State Farmers Market manager receives national award
4-17-15 N.C. strawberry growers expect strong season
4-16-15 Got to Be NC Festival offers food, entertainment, education May 15-17 at State Fairgrounds
4-14-15 Greenhouses extend growing seasons for N.C. farmers
4-6-15 N.C. Plant Conservation Board to meet April 15 in Winston-Salem
4-6-15 Fuquay-Varina man named NCDA&CS marketing director
4-2-15 Spring fire season is here; be careful when burning debris
4-1-15 N.C. farms offer spring activities for families

March

3-27-15 Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians
3-26-15 Wayne County joins quarantine area for emerald ash borer
3-23-15 New NCDA&CS restaurant contest to highlight best of North Carolina on local menus
3-20-15 N.C. Structural Pest Control Committe announces case settlements
3-20-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Arbor Day Celebration at State Farmers Market Saturday
3-16-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee conference call set for Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
3-16-15 Spring is ideal time for homeowners to submit soil samples
3-16-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: N.C. Ag Awareness Day set for Wednesday
3-11-15 Postponed twice because of weather, Food Business Conference in Burlington now set for April 7
3-10-15 'Homegrown North Carolina' concert series to highlight N.C. artists at 2015 State Fair
3-10-15 NCDA&CS to hold dairy workshop March 25
3-6-15 N.C. Forest Service taking part in National Guard exercise
3-6-15 State Farmers Market's Spring Craft Fair is March 13-15
3-4-15 Manage strawberry fertilization with tissue testing
3-2-15 Board of Agriculture will meet by conference call Wednesday

February

2-24-15 Food Business Conference in Burlington rescheduled for March 6
2-19-15 Workshop for farmers market managers postponed until March 27
2-16-15 Pilkington named director of NCDA&CS Food and Drug Protection Division
2-16-15 NCDA&CS accepting proposals for Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
2-11-15 Charlotte Regional Farmers Market has new manager
2-10-15 Troxler announces continued funding for hemlock restoration
2-9-15 Agronomic testing now can aid tobacco transplants
2-9-15 2015 N.C. boll weevil assessment remains at $1 per acre
2-6-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee conference callset for Tuesday at 1 p.m.
2-6-15 Application period opens for N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship Program
2-5-15 Miss Jenny's Pickles named 2015 Exporter of the Year
2-3-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Ag Forum on Thursday will focus on partnerships between agriculture, military
2-2-15 N.C. restaurants featuring sweet potatoes in February for Sweet Potato Month

January

1-30-15 Food Business Conference slated for March 12 in Spruce Pine; registration deadline is March 1
1-30-15 Food Business Conference slated for Feb. 24 in Burlington; registration deadline is Feb. 13
1-29-15 NCDA&CS schedules two public meetings on proposed gypsy moth treatments in Person and Stokes counties
1-26-15 Southeastern N.C. Agricultural Events Center to host horse and tack auction Feb. 2
1-26-15 NCDA&CS to host fifth annual workshop for farmers market managers Feb. 20; registration deadline is Feb. 11
1-23-15 N.C. Forest Service finds laurel wilt in Duplin County; homeowners encouraged to dispose of dead trees on site
1-22-15 N.C. Aquaculture Development Conference planned Feb. 25-28 in New Bern
1-21-15 NCDA&CS to host farmer meeting with Harris Teeter in Raleigh Feb. 20; registration deadline is Feb. 9
1-20-15 Ag Forum on Feb. 5 will highlight importance of partnerships between agriculture, military
1-15-15 N.C. Pesticide Board announces case settlements
1-14-15 NCDA&CS to host farmer meeting with Harris Teeter Feb. 12 in Concord; registration deadline is Feb. 2
1-13-15 Pittsboro resident named section chief in Agronomic Services Division
1-12-15 NCDA&CS begins two-year survey for sweet potato weevil in Brunswick and New Hanover counties Feb. 1
1-12-15 Board of Agriculture will meet Wednesda to continue rules review process
1-7-15 NCDA&CS offers risk-management classes for farmers

 

 

NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047