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Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19: Locating and Registering Health Care Powers of Attorney

Health care powers of attorney are key documents in any family preparedness portfolio.

Mar 31, 2020

Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk? Evidence From the Crop Insurance Biotech Endorsement

Goodwin and Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances..

Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Holographic Wills: A Backstop if You Can’t Get to a Lawyer

During uncertain times you may find yourself feeling anxious about not having a will, or concerned about an old will that does not satisfy your current property disposition wishes. If meeting with an attorney is not currently an option, you can create a legal backstop in the form of a handwritten will, known as a holographic will.

Mar 30, 2020

New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget

Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.

Mar 17, 2020

State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads

ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."

Mar 17, 2020

Poultry Ownership and Child Diarrhea: a Partnership to Assess and Reduce Disease Impact

While raising poultry provides income and nutrition, there is also risk of illness when kept in near proximity to young children.

Mar 12, 2020

Balancing the Budget: Students as Policymakers

Students were given an hour to walk a mile in a Congressperson's shoes.

Mar 12, 2020

Irrigation, or Lack Thereof, on an American Indian Reservation

Improving access to capital, so American Indian farmers can invest in irrigation systems on tribal trust land, is key to improving lagging agricultural development on reservations in the American West.

Feb 28, 2020

Does Gender Affect Risk Aversion & Moral Hazard in Healthcare Behavior?

Americans spent 3.5 trillion dollars on health insurance in 2017 and the amount is growing yearly. Understanding consumer behavior is an important area of research in a time when national attention is being focused on the healthcare industry.

Feb 28, 2020

Renewed Trade with China Could Help NC Farmers Recover from Trade War

Blake Brown said the Phase One trade agreement between China and the United States does indeed offer opportunity and some good news for North Carolina hog and poultry producers as well as tobacco farmers.