Commissioner Troxler Hopeful that Farm Bill May offer Solution to Clean Water Act

North Carolina's Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler is watching the farm bill debate closely, one amendment in particular that was introduced by Senator Kay Hagen.  The amendment introduced by Hagen would inhibit the EPA from enforcing pesticide use around so-called waterways of the United States, a very broad generalization that could include mud puddles in the road. 

Many of the amendments introduced to the 2012 Farm Bill debate include language to rein in the over-reach of the EPA over the last three years. 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.