Stories From Mar 2021

Mar 15, 2021

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.

Mar 8, 2021

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.

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.