Stories From Aug 2022
NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture
A field report on this year's North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.
You Decide: Will We Have the First Full Employment Recession?
Recessions have multiple factors that go into defining them, but what happens when some traditional metrics don't measure up? Economist Mike Walden looks at the current numbers and what they mean for us.
Yuyuan Che Wins AAEA Graduate Student Paper Competition
An ARE postdoc research scholar is recognized for her paper assessing peer effects in conservation technology adoption.
Can You Trim Your Neighbor’s Tree? NC Law About Trees, Damage & Property
Lawyer and Extension Assistant Professor Andrew Branan speaks with the News and Observer to offer his expert opinion on property laws in North Carolina.
No-Till Farming Study Shows Benefit to Midwestern Land Values
The analysis quantifies the monetary land value benefits of an environmentally friendly practice.
You Decide: Should We Use Incentives to Attract Firms?
Incentives are often used in attracting businesses to states. What is entailed in these packages, and how do they work?
3 Faculty Awarded AAEA Best Paper
Zheng Li, Roderick Rejesus and Xiaoyong Zheng won the award for their paper, “Nonparametric Estimation and Inference of Production Risk.”