Stories From Mar 2020
NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and routines. To help North Carolinians adjust to this “new normal,” NC State Extension has launched the Extension COVID-19 Resources Portal.
COVID-19: Locating and Registering Health Care Powers of Attorney
Health care powers of attorney are key documents in any family preparedness portfolio.
Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk? Evidence From the Crop Insurance Biotech Endorsement
Goodwin and Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances.
COVID-19 and Holographic Wills: A Backstop if You Can’t Get to a Lawyer
During uncertain times you may find yourself feeling anxious about not having a will, or concerned about an old will that does not satisfy your current property disposition wishes. If meeting with an attorney is not currently an option, you can create a legal backstop in the form of a handwritten will, known as a holographic will.
You Decide: How Will the Economy Change After the Virus Crisis?
Society tends to change after crises. How could our society change after this one has passed?
New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget
Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.
Economic Perspective: Potential Government Responses to the Coronavirus
There are a few tactics being discussed as to how the government can respond to the coronavirus. What are they, and what are they implications?
Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip
Despite having their spring break study abroad trip cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students said it's a learning experience they will never forget.
State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads
ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."
Poultry Ownership and Child Diarrhea: a Partnership to Assess and Reduce Disease Impact
While raising poultry provides income and nutrition, there is also risk of illness when kept in near proximity to young children.