Impact

Sep 29, 2023

Why Age 54? Agribusiness Clinic for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Analysis Working to Increase the Market for Peanuts

The NC State Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Clinic is assembling teams to conduct taste panels to gain an idea as to why college-aged students are unlikely to purchase a bag of peanuts as their preferred snack item.

Sep 28, 2023

People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School Stories

NC Farm School aims to bring together the expertise of Extension agents, NC State Extension and N.C. Cooperative Extension county resources for the success of program participants in various locations throughout the state.

Sep 25, 2023

NC State Economist: What Do We Know About Wheat Procurement in North Carolina?

To better understand the unique challenges their customers face, the North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association sponsored a survey of wheat buyers. Carleo and Schweizer consider the implications of this survey for the grain merchandising industry in North Carolina.

Sep 22, 2023

Call to Action: Opportunities with North Carolina Peanuts Left on the Table

The NC State Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Clinic is looking to recruit a team of students to find sustainable alternatives for peanut shell use, a natural by-product of typical peanut production.

Sep 20, 2023

Wetlands: Branan and Burchell Provide Overview on Jurisdiction Changes

Professor Michael Burchell and ARE Associate Professor Andrew Branan presented a webinar on recent changes in wetlands protection policy at the national and state level.

Sep 1, 2023

Internship Spotlight: Zach Dubner

ABM Senior Zach Dubner spent his summer working with industry professionals from many different companies while interning for CALS Director of Research Partnerships Deborah Thompson.

Aug 31, 2023

NCSFMRA: Photos From Hyde County Summer Tour 2023

Led by Associate Extension Professor Andrew Branan, members of the North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers participated in a tour of select sites in “far eastern” North Carolina this past summer.

Aug 29, 2023

The Hands That Feed Us

Alejandro Gutierrez-Li leads the Agricultural Labor Extension Program, a novel effort to address labor issues in North Carolina and the Southeast.

Aug 25, 2023

You Decide: Is There a Winner in the Debate Over Taxes?

Economist Mike Walden shares why there are disagreements about taxes, including conversations related to fairness, income distribution and economic growth.

Aug 17, 2023

Climate Change Harming World’s Food Supply With Corn, Wheat Harvests Impacted

Experts are warning climate change and an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events could have devastating effects on global food production. Rod Rejesus joined CBS News to discuss some impacts already being felt.