North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Year Established 1877

Contact Information

Phone Number
(919) 707-3000
1001 Mail Sevice Center
Raleigh, NC 27699

Agriculture and agribusiness combined is the leading industry in North Carolina, where more than 52,000 farms occupy 8.5 million acres of farmland. More than 1,600 of these farms are century farms, meaning they have been in continuous family ownership for 100 years or more.

North Carolina is an extremely diverse agricultural state, producing more than 150 commodities. The state is a leading producer of sweet potatoes, tobacco, Christmas trees, hogs, turkeys, trout, strawberries and pickling cucumbers. Other North Carolina commodities include broilers, eggs, blueberries, peaches, peanuts, apples, catfish, watermelons, tomatoes, corn, soybeans, cotton, cattle, grapes and squash.

NASDA Member

Commissioner - North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Mailing Address
1001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1001