Stories From Aug 2020
“Real Solutions: Common Sense Ideas For Solving Our Most Pressing Problems”
ARE Extension Economist Mike Walden has published his twelfth book, his pinnacle work on economic issues and current events in the United States.
Graduate Student Spotlight: Robert Thompson
"Hopefully while I am here I produce some research that helps make markets more efficient which will make people in agriculture better off."
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.
Economic Perspective: Achieving Internet for All
What would it take to achieve high-speed internet for everyone?
Hemp Update: DEA Adds Requirements to Interim Final Rule
The Drug Enforcement Administration offered a new interpretation of measuring THC in processed hemp products.
Local Farmers Adjust and Adapt Sale Models Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Daniel Tregeagle explained that the transition to online sales presents an equity issue for rural farms where reliable access to internet may not be available.
You Decide: Did One-Third of the Economy Disappear?
NC State University economist Mike Walden helps analyze the data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Local Food, Local Opportunities
Interest in locally grown food has grown over the past two decades, and the pandemic has brought more attention to this important segment in North Carolina's agriculture industry. It had also brought challenges and opportunities.
2020 Caneberry Pricing Survey Report
Daniel Tregeagle analyzed the survey results to assess the strengths and vulnerabilities of the current caneberry market.
You Decide: Is It Really 2030?
Business trends economists were predicting for the next 10 years are happening now. What are they, and how are they working in the current environment?