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Steve Troxler Agricultural Sciences Center to hold first tours and open house Wednesday

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
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The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is holding an open house and tours for theSteve Troxler Agricultural Sciences Centerin Raleigh on Wednesday.

The center is named after long-time Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. According to a news release, this is the department of agriculture and consumer services’ largest ever building project. The center contains offices and labs that perform tests for the department’s Food and Drug Protection, Standards, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides, and Veterinary divisions.

This is the first opportunity to tour the facility since move-in was completed last summer. Funding for the building came from the Connect NC Bonds approved in 2016.

Meredith Radford is a News Reporter for Public Radio East. She studied at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving a degree in Journalism and Political Science. Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, Meredith is excited to cover the area and contribute to the community. When not out reporting, she enjoys hiking, camping and kayaking as well as baking.