North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ( NCDACS )


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The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' divisions have responsibilities in regulatory and service areas covering agronomy; animal health; weights and measures; gas and oil inspection; crop and livestock statistics; USDA commodity distribution; state farm operations; food, drug and cosmetic testing for purity; agricultural marketing and promotion; agricultural marketing grading; international agricultural crop and livestock marketing; operation of the North Carolina State Fair and North Carolina Mountain State Fair; operation of four state farmers markets; research station operations; seed and fertilizer inspection; nursery and plant pest eradication activities; regulation of the structural pest control industry; agricultural environmental issues; soil and water conservation; forest management and protection; state and federal agricultural legislation; and agricultural economic analysis.

NCDACS press release, blog etc

11/17/2017 - 13:59 Agritourism farms offer holiday attractions
11/09/2017 - 12:06 Board of Agriculture will meet Nov. 16 via conference call
11/08/2017 - 05:10 State Farmers Market to host several events this holiday season
10/31/2017 - 10:10 NCDA&CS announces specialty crop block grant recipients
10/30/2017 - 11:31 Craftsman and craftswoman of the year named in Village of Yesteryear at N.C. State Fair
10/25/2017 - 09:16 Coconut Lemon Pound Cake and Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies win final State Fair Cooking Contest
10/22/2017 - 13:25 Mamas Chili Sliders wins Create a Better Burger Recipe Contest
10/22/2017 - 12:03 Spam Funeral Sandwiches wins Great American Spam Championship at the N.C. State Fair
10/19/2017 - 13:30 Winners selected in the County Fair Best of Show competition at the N.C. State Fair
10/17/2017 - 11:16 Junior Livestock Sale of Champions draws record $182,500
10/16/2017 - 14:51 Baked Apple French Toast places first in apple recipe contest
10/16/2017 - 14:16 Five inducted into N.C. State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame
10/16/2017 - 07:49 Troxler announces new beehive grant program, availability of farmland preservation grants; application deadline is
10/14/2017 - 07:26 Garner man wins breakfast recipe contest at N.C. State Fair
10/13/2017 - 15:36 Maple Hill team defends to win fifth title in the N.C. State Fair Tobacco Stringing/Looping Contest
10/06/2017 - 12:48 Users reminded peak-season soil testing fees go into effect
10/06/2017 - 06:47 Guest chef will be featured at Camp Lejeune
10/02/2017 - 07:16 With fall fire season approaching, N.C. Forest Service offers tips to prevent wildfires