Farm-Level Study Shows Rising Temperatures Hurt Rice Yields
Understanding the effects of temperature on rice yields is important to assess whether rice-breeding efforts have helped address the environmental challenges faced by modern society, such as global warming.
New Research Reveals Growing Economic Impact of NC Seafood
New research has found that North Carolina’s wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides 5,500 jobs and nearly $300 million to the state’s gross domestic product.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Branan to Lead NC Group of Appraisers and Farm Managers Forward
Branan brings expertise in environmental and land use law.
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.
Mike Walden Announces Retirement After 43 Years at NC State
Mike Walden's contributions to the field of agricultural economics will not be forgotten.
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.