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NC Ag Commissioner Pleased with Farm Act

It's been more than ten years since North Carolina's General Assembly passed a bill with direct benefits to the state's agriculture industry.  Last week, NC governor Pat McCrory signed into law the 2013 Farm Act.

NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler explains that the act encompases 17 different aspects of farming, not all of them related.  Since it had been so long since agricultural issued had been addressed by the General Assembly, they took several issues and rolled them into one bill.

Troxler outlines a few of the highlights in today's report. 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.