NC’s General Assembly Passes Farm-Friendly Legislation

North Carolina's General Assembly just wrapped up a short session where most of the work focused on hammering out a budget.  But, according to NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler, a couple of pieces of farm-friendly legislation did make it through.

One, which will have the most benefit to roadside produce stands concerns improvements to structures under 1000 square feet, and adhereance to building codes when the structure is not inside a city or town limit, and the other involves the movement of farm machinery using major highways. 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.