How Much Open Space Does an Urban Area Need?
Around 97% of all metropolitan areas in the United States have insufficient open space, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
Cover Crops Help Mitigate Farmer Losses
Results suggest cover crops can keep soil drier and healthier, allowing Midwestern farmers to plant cash crops after flooding.
Barry Goodwin Ranks in Top 500 of Economics and Finance Scientists
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Barry Goodwin was listed as a top scientist in the field of economics and finance for 2023 by Research.com.
Adopting More Soil Conserving Practices Can Reduce Crop Insurance Costs
A new article for Farm Journal Magazine cites a recent study by ARE faculty Rod Rejesus and Barry Goodwin and former students Sunjae Won and Serkan Aglasan on the effect of cover crop use on prevented planting losses.
NC State Economist: 2023 Economic Outlook: Soft or Hard Landing?
2023 will be a year of economic challenge, but also an opportunity for policy success.
NC State Economist: The Christmas Tree Industry in North Carolina: Characteristics and Challenges Ahead
Due to their widespread popularity, natural Christmas tree production is an important industry that makes sizable contributions to the rural economies in which trees are grown in the United States.
ARE Welcomes New Faculty Members
We are excited to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Professor Spencer Banzhaf and Assistant Professor Edeoba Edobor.
2023 Enterprise Budgets Updates
Updated 2023 budgets have been published for cotton, grain, peanuts, sweet potato and tobacco. These budgets include new, interactive spreadsheets that can be downloaded and edited.
Adverse Effect Wage Rates of H-2A Workers Increase in 2023
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li provides an economic update on the H-2A visa program.
ABM Office of Student Mentoring Hosts Welcome Back Event
Ag Business students were invited to stop by the ARE Student Lounge on the first day of the Spring 2023 semester to enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and community.