Department of Agriculture

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    NC State Fair will Return in 2021

    North Carolina’s largest agriculture celebration, the N.C. State Fair was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus. Thankfully for fans of the popular event, State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced Wednesday, February 24, that the show will go on, and the fair will take place October 14-24. Troxler boasted plans…
    Brenee Goforth, February 24, 2021
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    Hot dog! Congress decides that pizza is a vegetable!

    Education Week guest blogger Nirvi Shah reports, Pizza would be considered a vegetable on school lunch trays under new changes to school meals proposed by Congress late yesterday.  [snip] One of the big changes would, in essence, allow pizza with tomato sauce to be considered a vegetable. That’s allowed…
    Terry Stoops, November 15, 2011