NC Senate Committee Recognizes Ag’s Needs

NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler is pleased that a special committee on disaster preparedness made eleven recommendations, seven of which included agriculture issues.  After last year's tornadoes, hurricane and drought, several issues came to light about what type of assistance agriculture needs after a disaster, and what type of assistance is availalble.  The Commissioner is hopeful that the recommendations will be taken up by the General Assembly's short session that convenes in May. 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.