Commissioner Troxler Concerned Over Survey Participation

Recently, USDA reported that participation in quarterly ag surveys has been about 75 yo 80%, down about 5% from a decasde ago.  NC Ag Commissioner is not pleased with this trend, explaining that the data that farmers need to conduct business is tabulated from those surveys, and these numbers need to be the best numbers they can be, and the best way to get good data is to talk to a farmer. 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.