12th Annual Ag Development Forum this Week

North Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Steve Troxler will be hosting the 12th Ag Development Forum this week, during the Southern Farm Show, on Thursday, February 2nd in the Holshouser Building on the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

This year’s lineup includes NC State Ag Economist Micheal Walden and Blake Brown, Ray Starling, chief of staff for Sen. Thom Tillis, and Troxler will give his annual ‘State of Agriculture’ address.

The Forum is from 9:00 am until noon.


A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.