Stories From 2021

Mar 3, 2021

Timber Trespass: Recent Case Considers Value of Ornamentals

Andrew Branan takes a look at a recent courtroom decision on the value of ornamental trees and shrubs removed by an easement or right-of-way holder, and what the ruling’s implications are for the sector.

Mar 2, 2021

Commissioner Troxler and Dr. Brown Both Optimistic for Agriculture in 2021

Both leaders believe that 2021 has the potential to be a profitable year for NC farmers.

Mar 2, 2021

Student Spotlight: Lydia Stegall

After Ambassadors made her feel at home in the Agricultural Business Management program, Lydia decided to join them so she could pay it forward.

Mar 2, 2021

EFM Bootcamp is a Wrap!

The Executive Farm Management Program went online this year and was able to take advantage of new partnerships with commodity organizations and other land-grant university Extension programs.

Mar 2, 2021

Branan to Lead NC Group of Appraisers and Farm Managers Forward

Branan brings expertise in environmental and land use law.

Mar 1, 2021

Mike Jones: Carlson Award Recipient 2020-2021

Mike's dissertation provided timely analysis on the use of genetically engineered insects to make farming more profitable in places like the Philippines.

Mar 1, 2021

Mike Walden Announces Retirement After 43 Years at NC State

Mike Walden's contributions to the field of agricultural economics will not be forgotten.

Mar 1, 2021

Duplin and Onslow County Extension ‘Ag Economics Series’ Recordings Available

The series was composed of a 2021 Crop Update from Nick Piggott, an Ag Budgets and Strategic Management presentation from Derek Washburn and a discussion on Environmental and Land Use Law for Farmers led by Andrew Branan.

Mar 1, 2021

You Decide: How Can We Address Climate Change?

Looking at the challenge of climate change, how is the case for addressing it being made in regards to the economy?

Feb 15, 2021

You Decide: How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Workers?

Raising the federal minimum wage could have effects on workers beyond just a larger paycheck.