Stories From Oct 2020
NC State Economist: New Study Explores Climate Change Impacts on North Carolina Coastal Angling
Recreational fishing is an important source of income and jobs in North Carolina. Read how could the industry be impacted by changing weather patterns.
New Extension Resources
See recent presentations from ARE Extension on risk management in the dairy industry, the NC swine enterprise, CFAP 2.0, and farm estates and wealth transfer.
Student Spotlight: Daniyar Zhumadilov
Daniyar is a graduate student in the Economics program who has taken advantage of the resources available through his affiliation with CENrEp to build his network and grow as a presenter.
Sweet Success With Sweetpotatoes
In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Daniel Tregeagle and other industry experts discuss the special role of sweetpotatoes (yes, it is really one word!) in NC agriculture.
Economic Perspective: Location, Location, Location
Since 2000, the extra price people will pay for being closer to amenities had gone up 20%. Extension economist Mike Walden looks into why location is so important when buying real estate.
Executive Farm Management Program Accepting Applications for 2021 “Bootcamp”
EFM Bootcamp will be February 9 through February 11, 2021. All instruction will be virtual.
University Virtual Commencement – Dec. 4
NC State University will celebrate the class of 2020 with our first-ever virtual commencement on December 4. During the ceremony we will honor the graduates of spring, summer, and fall 2020. Be part of the ceremony by sharing your photos and videos by October 30. Learn more on the website.
Upcoming Webinar: Wheat Marketing and Weed Control
Join us online for Part 2 of our “Wheat Production Series” on Nov. 6, from 8 to 9 a.m. NC State Extension specialists will be providing the latest information for you on crop marketing and weed control.
Agricultural Business Management Alumna Feeds the Demand for Local Foods
“I was confident in NC State and what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I rolled the dice a little bit, and I’m so glad that I did. My life would not be the same without attending NC State.”
Jose “Pepe” Calderon Markets Sweet Potatoes Internationally
Calderon participated in the 2020 Executive Farm Management Program. “They promote it as a boot camp, and I totally agree with that. It’s very intensive, with a lot of good information,” he says.