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.
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.
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.
NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)
Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.
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.
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.
2020 Caneberry Survey on Pricing, COVID-19 Impacts
This year, additional questions have been added to the survey to capture the impact of COVID-19 on caneberry prices and caneberry operations.
The Dine-in Revival
In the second episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast series, The Dine-in Revival, we learn more about COVID-19's impact on the restaurant industry, what the industry is doing to protect patrons and workers, and how you can help keep yourself and your community safe and healthy should you go out.
Watch: Perspectives on the New USDA Regulation on GM Crops
Zack Brown moderated the bonus GES colloqium which explored the new USDA regulations on GM crops.
More Clarity on CFAP Direct Payments for Dairy Farmers
Signup period begAN May 26, 2020 and runs through August 28, 2020. Call your local FSA office and schedule a phone appointment to sign up for CFAP sooner rather than later.