Margaret Huffman

Jun 30, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Forecasts

The Federal Reserve recently released their economic forecasts for the next few years. What do they look like?

Jun 30, 2020

Not Goodbye, Just See ‘Ya Later: Mitch Renkow Retires

Mitch Renkow will be retired effective July 1, 2020 but we are pleased to announce he has been awarded emeritus status with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Jun 24, 2020

You Decide: Are We In For a Strong Economic Recovery?

With new data in from national and state jobs reports, how does the economy look as we move through the summer?

Jun 18, 2020

Economic Perspective: Income Up, But Spending Down

Income and spending typically go up and down together, but was that the case this past April?

Jun 18, 2020

Farmworker Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Farmworkers are essential to our lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, their work hasn’t stopped. Learn more about the risks they face and what NC State Extension and others are doing to help lower those risks.

Jun 18, 2020

NC Dairy Industry: A Glass That’s More Than Half-Full

North Carolina’s dairy industry plays a key role in North Carolina’s agricultural fabric, contributing more than $10 billion to the state’s total economy. Despite its ups and downs, dairy farmers remain committed to providing families with delicious and nutritious dairy products for a family meal or quick snack.

Jun 16, 2020

NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)

Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.

Jun 11, 2020

Coit: Action Needed for North Carolina’s Hemp Program

As we approach the October 31, 2020 deadline when all state pilot programs are set to expire, North Carolina faces a unique challenge in terms of how to proceed with its hemp program.

Jun 10, 2020

How Do You Determine Demand for Water Quality Improvements when Monetary Resources are Scarce?

New research in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene analyzes the willingness to pay for in-home water filtration in rural northern Ghana.

Jun 5, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change After the Crisis?

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the job market. As jobs start to come back, will they be the same or different?