NC Ag Commissioner Pleased with Condition of State’s Row Crops

While the latest USDA August Crop Production estimates nationally were down for corn and soybeans, North Carolina's estimates were much better than the national averaage, and better than this time last year, according to NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler.  All this in spite of early July's hot, dry weather.  Production of corn, peanuts, soybeans and flue-cured tobacco is up in North Carolina compared to last year, and the really good news is that yields per acre are higher than a year ago, as well. 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.