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June

6-24-16 N.C. Forest Service warns about insect damage to eastern white pines
6-24-16 Farmers need to watch for potassium issues in flue-cured tobacco
6-22-16 Variety of methods needed to protect hemlocks, Troxler says
6-22-16 Horse owners urged to vaccinate equine after two S.C. horses confirmed to have EEE
6-13-16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Legislative milk-chugging contest and ice cream break planned June 14
6-10-16 NCDA&CS says consumers can expect strong blueberry season
6-9-16 Piedmont Triad Farmers Market to host Crawfish Day June 25
6-8-16 N.C. Structural Pest Control Committee announces case settlements
6-3-16 Restaurants, meal delivery service competing for best menu featuring N.C. products

May

5-27-16 State Farmers Market to host Crawfish Day June 4
5-27-16 Emerald ash borer found at Wesley Long Hospital
5-26-16 Troxler announces recipients of 2016 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships
5-25-16 Local students win N.C. Farm to School calendar art contest
5-25-16 NCDA&CS awards agritourism grants to 29 farms
5-24-16 Got to Be NC Festival announces winners in bluegrass competition, Gator Wars
5-23-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Rockingham County
5-23-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Alleghany and Surry counties
5-23-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Nash County
5-23-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Caswell County
5-23-16 NCDA&CS conducts card-skimmer sweep in 12 counties
5-19-16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Troxler to kick off Got to Be NC Festival with tractor parade Friday
5-19-16 N.C. Pesticide Board announces 21 case settlements
5-16-16 Ag commissioner says now is the time for farmers, agribusinesses to prepare for hurricane season
5-13-16 Got to Be NC Festival offers mouth-watering selection of local food, wine and beer
5-9-16 Agricultural attractions abound at Got to Be NC Festival
5-6-16 State Farmers Market to host strawberry dessert contest May 12
5-3-16 Arson second-leading cause of wildfires in N.C.

April

4-28-16 Piedmont Triad Farmers Market to host strawberry dessert contest May 6
4-21-16 N.C. Forest Service battling multiple wildfires across state
4-21-16 Family-friendly fun planned for the Got to Be NC Festival May 20-22
4-15-16 DuPont State Recreational Forest announces temporary trail closures starting in May to protect blue ghost fireflies
4-13-16 N.C. Plant Conservation Board to meet April 20 in Raleigh
4-13-16 N.C. strawberry growers expect early season
4-12-16 Board of Agriculture will meet April 14 in Raleigh
4-12-16 Farm tours, open houses planned this spring
4-11-16 Seven stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
4-7-16 Greenhouse vegetables offer early taste of summer; events planned for mid-April in Raleigh, Colfax
4-5-16 Gypsy moth infestation to be treated in Rockingham County
4-5-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Caswell County
4-5-16 2016 Got to Be NC Festival adds dinosaurs, pirates, bulldozers; event runs May 20-22 at State Fairgrounds
4-5-16 NCDA&CS hosting workshop in Scotland County on identifying, eradicating cogongrass
4-4-16 NCDA&CS partners with FieldWatch

March

3-28-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Jones and Onslow counties
3-28-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Pender County
3-28-16 NCDA&CS to treat gypsy moth infestation in Dare County
3-21-16 N.C. Plant Conservation Scientific Committee to meet Wednesday at the N.C. Botanical Gardens, Chapel Hill
3-17-16 Manage strawberry fertilization with plant tissue testing
3-16-16 Arbor Day celebration planned at State Farmers Market March 19
3-16-16 NCDA&CS promoting N.C. livestock with new tag program
3-15-16 Got to Be NC Big Cart part of Piggly Wiggly's 100th anniversary celebration
3-11-16 NCDA&CS suspends dairy's permit over raw milk concerns
3-9-16 Apex resident to head NCDA&CS veterinary lab system
3-7-16 State Farmers Market to host Spring Craft Fair March 11-13
3-3-16 Topsoil and soil fertility tips for spring
3-1-16 Be careful when burning debris in spring; wildfire risk typically higher from March to May

February

2-26-16 N.C. cotton growers to vote on assessment April 1
2-23-16 N.C. Structural Pest Control Committee announces case settlements
2-16-16 Agriculture Commissioner Troxler to visit with Yadkin County school children Friday
2-16-16 Time to submit wheat tissue samples for spring nitrogen needs
2-16-16 NCDA&CS accepting proposals for 2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
2-12-16 Board of Agriculture will meet Feb. 16 in Raleigh
2-11-16 N.C. pecan growers to meet in Greenville March 5
2-10-16 NCDA&CS to host workshops for farmers market managers March 4 and 18
2-8-16 2016 N.C. boll weevil assessment remains at $1 per acre
2-5-16 Now is the time for tobacco transplant growers to test float bed water
2-4-16 Oaks Unlimited named 2016 N.C. Exporter of the Year
2-2-16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Ag Forum on Thursday will focus on farm families, food insecurity
2-1-16 Voluntary Agricultural Districts and Farmland Preservation workshops to be held across the state

January

1-29-16 Troxler to discuss national ag policy next week in Washington, D.C.
1-28-16 Trails at DuPont State Recreational Forest to be closed temporarily
1-26-16 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Feb. 2 in Hampstead on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-26-16 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Feb. 4 in Maysville on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-25-16 N.C. Forest Service finds laurel wilt disease in Onslow County
1-21-16 Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler releases statement on use of eminent domain by CSX in Johnston County
1-21-16 NCDA&CS offers hotline for farmers affected by storm
1-19-16 NCDA&CS to host fifth annual Food Business Conference in Greensboro April 5; early-bird registration available through Feb. 15
1-19-16 N.C. Pesticide Board announces case settlements
1-13-16 Ag Forum on Feb. 4 will highlight farm families, solutions to food insecurity in North Carolina; information session on federal food safety rules will follow forum
1-12-16 NCDA&CS hosting farmer meeting with Harris Teeter on Feb. 26 in Brunswick County
1-11-16 Four stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
1-11-16 N.C. tobacco growers to vote on export assessment Jan. 27
1-8-16 Voluntary Agricultural Districts and Farmland Preservation workshops to be held across the state
1-7-16 Troxler releases ban on poultry shows and sales
1-7-16 N.C Plant Conservation Board to meet Jan. 20 in Raleigh
1-7-16 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 20 in Yanceyville on proposed gypsy moth treatments
1-7-16 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 21 in Eden on proposed gypsy moth treatments

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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


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