Soil Testing Fees Go into Effect Dec. 1

November 8, 2017

Sample and Submit Now to Avoid Fees By David Hardy, NCDA&CS Fall is not only a great time of year for football, pumpkin spice, and changing leaves, it is also an excellent time to take […]

Civil Liberties Groups Release First Report on Ag-Gag Laws

September 7, 2017

By Jen Nessel, ccrjustice.org On September 6, 2017, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Defending Rights & Dissent released a comprehensive report on state ag-gag laws, which prohibit whistleblowing and undercover investigations in animal agriculture. […]

Equine Infectious Anemia found in North Carolina Mule

August 25, 2017

On August 25, 2017, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Veterinary Division reported that a 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County had contracted equine infectious anemia (EIA). The disease was discovered through […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet Aug. 30

August 25, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, starting at 8am. The meeting will […]

NC Board of Agriculture to Meet on Aug. 23

August 15, 2017

By Tina Hlabse, NCDA&CS The North Carolina Board of Agriculture will hold its quarterly meeting Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 2pm in the Martin Building at the NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh […]

NC Sees First 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case

August 6, 2017

State Vet Encourages Equine Owners to Vaccinate Animals By Dr. Mike Neault, NCDA&CS Veterinary Division A 16-year-old paint horse in Cabarrus County, North Carolina has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE). EEE is a mosquito-borne […]

First NC Hemp Product Now Processing in Spring Hope NC Facility

August 3, 2017

On August 2, 2017, Hemp, Inc. announced that after 3-1/2 years, millions of dollars spent on purchasing, disassembling, transporting, reassembling, rebuilding, refurbishing, beta testing and debugging, the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet July 28

July 26, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting to review and approve applications for the research pilot program and to begin making permanent rules. The meeting is Friday, July 28, 2017, starting at […]

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