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Apr 21, 2023
NC State Economist: The 1997 Moratorium on Construction or Expansion of Swine Farms: A Tale of Unintended Consequences
The state of North Carolina, determined to curb the negative environmental impacts of the rapidly expanding hog industry, passed new regulations.
Feb 28, 2023
NC State Economist: 2023 Economic Outlook: Soft or Hard Landing?
2023 will be a year of economic challenge, but also an opportunity for policy success.
Feb 7, 2023
NC State Economist: The Christmas Tree Industry in North Carolina: Characteristics and Challenges Ahead
Due to their widespread popularity, natural Christmas tree production is an important industry that makes sizable contributions to the rural economies in which trees are grown in the United States.
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