Ag Development Forum a Success

North Carolina's Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler says that the 7th Annual Ag Development Forum was a great success this year.  Now, the commissioner is headed to Washington, DC to discuss ag-related issues with other ag commissioners throughout the US.  One of two hot topics that the commissioner plans to take up while in DC is the reorganization of the National Ag Statistics Service with Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack.  Also, immigration and a guest worker program will also be a topic of discussion. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.