Impact

Apr 27, 2021

Apple’s Big News can Solidify North Carolina as ‘The’ State of the Future

Apple announced that it will have a hub in NC bringing over 3,000 jobs and over $1 billion of new annual spending in the state.

Apr 26, 2021

Bullish Surprise for Corn and Soybeans with Prospective Plantings

Pricing opportunities at profitable and even higher prices are on the horizon, especially if anything but perfect planting weather occurs.

Apr 16, 2021

Why Wall Street Investors’ Trading California Water Futures is Nothing to Fear – and Unlikely to Work Anyway

Should we be concerned now that profit-hungry hedge funds and other investors can trade water like a barrel of oil or shares of Apple? Heidi Schweizer and colleague Ellen Bruno weigh in.

Apr 14, 2021

A Cleaner Future for Energy on Federal Lands

One of the first things President Biden did when he assumed office was issue an executive order placing a moratorium on the sale of any new leases for oil and gas on federal land—at least until the Department of the Interior completes a review of climate impacts. What does that mean and how will it affect our national parks and lands?

Apr 13, 2021

Insurance: Overview of Crop, Liability and Property Insurance Options

Watch Andrew Branan and Rod Rejesus provide current information about insurance options for the farm.

Apr 13, 2021

Comparing Apples to Oysters

An interview with Agricultural Business Management freshman Aaron Corn showed that farmers and fishers have much in common in the way of obstacles and opportunities.

Apr 7, 2021

CALS Names New Department Head

JunJie Wu will bring his expertise in agricultural and environmental policy and his passion for teaching, research, and extension education to NC State as department head for Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Apr 1, 2021

NC Farming and Food: A Look Back and Ahead with Mike Walden

What trends will shape NC's farms and food? As NC State University economist Mike Walden retires, he shares a look back and ahead

Mar 29, 2021

NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start

With NC Farm School's help, two couples are turning their farmland into sustainable new businesses with the potential to grow agritourism.

Mar 22, 2021

USDA’s Final Rule for Hemp Effective; Uncertainty Remains for NC’s Program

The USDA’s final hemp rule is now in effect, and but there’s still some uncertainty around what the changes will mean for North Carolina growers after the 2021 growing season.