Steve Troxler http://wunc.org en Forum To Discuss State Of NC Agriculture http://wunc.org/post/forum-discuss-state-nc-agriculture <p></p><p>Farmers and many of those they do business with will gather at the State Fairgrounds Thursday for the annual <a href="http://www.ncagr.gov/agforum/index.htm">Ag Development Forum</a>.&nbsp; State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will begin his third term in office by discussing the state of the industry.&nbsp; Ag Department spokesman Brian Long says the meeting will be about much more than just tending crops and animals.&nbsp; It's about the process of getting the goods to your home.<br> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:58:17 +0000 Gurnal Scott 9195 at http://wunc.org Forum To Discuss State Of NC Agriculture Troxler Faces Smith In Race For Agriculture Commissioner http://wunc.org/post/troxler-faces-smith-race-agriculture-commissioner <p>Early voting is underway in North Carolina. Voters are electing a new governor and they're also making selections for other statewide offices.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4160 at http://wunc.org Troxler Faces Smith In Race For Agriculture Commissioner Agriculture Leaders Head to China http://wunc.org/post/agriculture-leaders-head-china <p>North Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture is in China this week. This is the second trip to that country since 2009.&nbsp;<br><br>Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler doesn’t necessarily like the long air plane trip to China. &nbsp; But he says it’s worth it.&nbsp; Troxler says after the 2009 trade mission – China increased its purchase of North Carolina tobacco by close to 40-percent.&nbsp; Sales of soybeans and cotton also increased.</p> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 10091 at http://wunc.org