from TREELINE, the NC Foresty Association newsletter – Jan/Feb 2012

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler addressed landowners at the Saving the Farm Workshop. Troxler stressed the important role agriculture and farmers play in the state’s economy.


Keeping the farm workshop once again draws a large crowd

Under the direction of District Director Dale Threatt-Taylor, the Wake County Soil & Water Conservation District once again sponsored its popular “Keeping the Farm Workshop” in Raleigh.  The energetic Threatt-Taylor has been running this program for the past seven years. She draws in the various civil servants who serve the farming community as well as experts from North Carolina State University. Topics included cost-share programs, the present-use tax program, a legislative update and an update on estate taxes.  The NCFA has been a sponsor of this program since its origin and participates by displaying at the event.