GTBNC November Newsletter

NC Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Steve Troxler, Commissioner Got To Be NC November 2017 Newsletter

Cold Chain Summit looks at local, state, global transportation The N.C. State Ports Authority will host the first-ever Cold Chain Summit at the Wilmington Convention Center on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The summit, titled “Cold Gateways Expansion-Looking to 2020 & Beyond,” will discuss current markets, migration, consumer behavior and environmental impacts related to cold-chain transportation. The summit will feature a keynote address from industry expert Peter Buxbaum, presentations from N.C. State University economist Dr. Blake Brown and Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, as well as morning and afternoon panel discussions.

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NC bloggers promote locally raised pork, farmers markets

Five North Carolina bloggers published features last month profiling small farmers who raise and sell pork at their local farmers market as part of a promotion sponsored by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to raise awareness of locally raised meats. Wine symposium to be held in Dobson Nov. 8 Surry Community College will host the Sixth Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 8 . The summit will focus on “Finding the Perfect Blend.” Participants can register for the entire symposium or the Grand Wine Tasting at surry.edu/wine . Two workshops, “Sensory Evaluation of Wine” and “Wine Must Analysis,” will be held on the days leading up to and following the symposium. A separate registration form is required for each workshop.

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