Steve Troxler for
NC Commissioner of Agriculture

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Just a few of the many awards received by Commisioner Steve Troxler and the NCDA&CS:

Awarded by


Association of Food and Drug Officials
Elliot O. Grosvenor Food Safety Award for outstanding achievements made by food safety programs within State Departments of Agriculture
Blue Ridge Apple Growers
Ivory Apple - Friend of the Apple Grower Award 
Charlotte World Trade Association
Plaque of Appreciation in appreciation of his leadership and contributions to Global Trade
Child Nutrition Services
Lifetime Membership Award in appreciation of his outstanding service and support of their programs
Crop Protection Association of NC
Walton S. Dennis Award for outstanding contributions to Agriculture, the Environment and the Crop Protection Industry 
Dr. Harvey W. Wiley Special Citation for NCDA&CS Services Recall 
Friend of Black Farmers 
Burnice Banks Trophy 
Future Farmers of America 
Honorary American FFA Degree with medallion and FFA patch at the 85th National FFA Convention
Governor Pat McCrory
Governor's Certificate of Achievement Award recognizing his outstanding service to the State of North Carolina as the Forest Conservationist of the Year
Guilford County Athletic Association
Hero for Kids Award
Guilford County Soil Conservation Service
Conservation Guardian Award
Hemlock Foundation
Recognized for his dedication and unwavering support as the founder of the Hemlock Restoration Initiative.
Hemlock Restoration Initiative 
Awarded Founder of the Hemlock Restoration Initiative for his Dedication and Unwavering Support
Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Certificate of Recognition presented to NCDA&CS by Smithfield Foods on behalf of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
JTI Leaf Services US LLC
Bronze Toabcco Leaf Award recognizing Commissioner Troxler's support and commitment to the industry
Land of Sky Regional Council
Friend of the River Award recognizing significant contributions toward the enhancement or restoration of the French Broad River
Award of appreciation for serving as president of NASDA
Food Safety Award to Commissioner Troxler and NCDA&CS staff for their outstanding commitment to Food Safety for the American Consumers
NC 4-H
Alumni Award presented to Commissioner Steve Troxler and NCDA&CS
NC A&T State University
Certificate of Recognition from the Gamma Sigma Delta Honorary Society of Agriculture
NC Agricultural Extension Service
Outstanding Service Award
NC Christmas Tree Association
Outstanding Public Official Award for his support and contributions to the industry.
NC Dept of Public Instruction
Certificate of Appreciation presented to Commissioner Steve Troxler for his support of the Child Nutrition Program.
NC Eastern Food Bank
Gold Coin presented to Commissioner Troxler recognizing his support in their campaign to feed our neighbors so all may eat
NC FFA State Convention
Leadership and Service Award presented at the 77th NC FFA State Convention for his leadership and service to FFA
NC Forestry Association
Lifetime Membership Award
NC Green Industry
Recognition and Appreciation to Steve Troxler for his valued support of the NC Green Industry Council
NC Horse Council
Horse Head Award - presented to the Commissioner as a Friend of the NC Horse Council
NC Jaycees
Outstanding Young Farmer Award
NC National Guard
Statement of support presented to Commissioner Steve Troxler
NC National Guard
Recognized Commissioner Steve Troxler and NCDA&CS for their commitment and outreach to our Fallen Soldiers
NC Nursery & Landscape Association
Friend of the Industry Award
NC Pork Council
Order of the "Golden Pig" for his longstanding service and valuable contributions to the NC Pork Industry
NC Soybean Association
Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
NC Soybean Producers Association
Meritorious Service Award recognizing his outstanding contributions to the soybean industry 
NC State University
Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding service and leadership
NC State University
Builder of Men Certificate from FarmHouse Fraternity
NC State University
Crystal Cube "Forever Blue" in recognition of his support for Ag Education
NC State University
Certificate of Recognition from the Agriculture Institute for his leadership to promote Ag awareness and Developing the next generation of "Influencers"
NC State University 
Certificate of Merit from the Gamma Sigma Delta Agricultural Honor Society
NC State University 
Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences for his outstanding achievements which have brought honor and recognition to the College and for his commitment to the land grant principle of service to the community, state and nation
NC State University
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Tobacco Great Award
NC Tourist Industry Association
Public Service Award
NC Travel Industry Association
Public Service Award for his support of agritourism
NC Wildlife Federation
Forest Conservationist of the Year Award 
Phillip Morris
Outstanding Young Tobacco Farmer Award
Shadow Box/Flag and Certificate for his leadership in SERPPAS
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Recognized for his outstanding contributions to the NC Agricultural Community
Tobacco Growers Association of NC
Tobacco Farm Family of the Year
Wake County Agribusiness Council
Excellence in Leadership Award for his work in Agribusiness in Wake County and across the State
Western NC Hall of Fame
Recognized for his lifetime career in agriculture and his local, statewide and national visionary leadership for North Carolina's agricultural industry, serving farmers, agribusinesses and consumers
Western NC Regional Livestock Center
Leadership Award