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

01/13/2017 - 11:27 Corn growers to hold referendum
01/12/2017 - 07:52 Troxler hosts Ag Development Forum
01/11/2017 - 09:43 NCDA&CS schedules a public meeting Jan. 19 in Long View on proposed gypsy moth treatments
01/10/2017 - 10:16 Five stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
12/20/2016 - 10:03 N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative announces grant recipients
12/19/2016 - 14:53 NCDA&CS obtains 'doughnut hole' property in DuPont State Recreational Forest DuPont company donates 476 acre to state
12/08/2016 - 13:48 Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanded
12/06/2016 - 17:27 NCDA&CS announces healthy corner store funding; application deadline is
12/05/2016 - 14:27 Ban on open burning lifted for 15 Piedmont counties
12/05/2016 - 13:34 N.C. Agritourism Networking Association offers savings on annual conference if you register by
12/02/2016 - 10:50 Open-burning ban lifted for 32 mountain counties, remains in effect for 15 Piedmont counties
11/21/2016 - 14:33 Burning ban issued for 22 additional counties to protect lives and property
11/21/2016 - 14:09 Appalachian High Country AVA becomes North Carolinas fifth official wine region
11/21/2016 - 13:16 Agritourism farms hosting fun activities for the holidays
11/17/2016 - 16:53 One Medicine Symposium examines human-animal health connections for 13th year
11/17/2016 - 08:46 NCDA&CS encourages agronomic tests to help growers make informed management decisions after flood
11/16/2016 - 12:16 NCDA&CS awards specialty-crop block grants
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