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Farm Bureau Names 2020 Farm Dog of the Year

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The American Farm Bureau Federation announced the 2020 Farm Dog of the year during its annual convention over the weekend. Micheal Clements has more.

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Meat and Poultry inspectors help get catfish to the table

from NCDA&CS

Pete Radford has been a meat and poultry inspector for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for more than 18 years. His job is to ensure the meat products produced by companies on his watch meet USDA requirements. He is one of about 85 inspectors located across

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS 2019 highlights.

from NCDA&CS

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.”

Through March, 31 training workshops have been planned statewide for anyone planning to apply auxin herbicides such as 2,4-D or dicamba. These are mandatory trainings to reduce the chance of misapplication

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An Ash Worth Saving: Program protects trees from invasive beetle

from NCDA&CS

Seven years ago, the emerald ash borer was first found in North Carolina. Its discovery was met with dread. This invasive beetle had already become notorious by devastating the forests in the Midwest and Northeast. We knew it killed trees and spread quickly. The future was not bright for

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The Winter 2019 edition of North Carolina Field and Family is out now! In this issue, you’ll read about the annual poinsettia fundraising tradition at Homewood Nursery & Garden Center, discover five reasons to visit the N.C. Transportation Museum, get four tasty recipes that take coffee beyond the brew and more!

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