N.C.’s Export Niche Grows
What started out as a 15-acre experiment for family-owned Scott Farms has turned into a profitable export crop.
People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School 2022
Bianca and Paris Sharpe are keeping the farm going and in the family with the help of NC Farm School.
Warmer Temperatures May Decrease Yields of Densely Planted Corn
The study’s findings could help farmers make better decisions about crop density and variety – whether conventional hybrid or GM crops – before planting season, based on forecasted temperatures.
Students Find Their Strengths With Noodles and Marshmallows
Students learned how to identify their own strengths as well as the strengths of their teammates during a competitive group activity.
Cover Crop Seeds in the United States: Industry Analysis and Policy Recommendations
What can policymakers do to encourage the practice of planting cover crops in the U.S.?
Camp Resources XXVII Prepares Students and Promotes Research
Camp Resources, hosted by CEnREP, gives students the opportunity to share their research and develop of network of fellow environmental and resource economists.
Alumni Spotlight: Donny Lassiter
Donny Lassiter is the 2021 Outstanding Alumni for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Read how Lassiter used the department's programs to strengthen and grow his family farm.
Futures and Price Risk Management Webinar Presentation
Schweizer's presentation includes information about grain marketing, hedging, basis and futures.
New Extension Fact Sheets Published on Farm Liability
N.C. Cooperative Extension has published two new fact sheets regarding a farm operator’s or landowner’s liability for injuries to the public on and off the farm.
“The Lancet” Commission on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Health Announces Launch
Access to clean drinking water, and the sanitation services and infrastructure that support human hygiene, were unavailable to about half of the global population in 2020. A new Commission will research the problem and potential solutions.