Impact

Oct 20, 2021

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.

Oct 14, 2021

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.

Oct 12, 2021

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.

Oct 4, 2021

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.

Sep 29, 2021

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.?

Sep 29, 2021

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.

Sep 29, 2021

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.

Sep 27, 2021

Futures and Price Risk Management Webinar Presentation

Schweizer's presentation includes information about grain marketing, hedging, basis and futures.

Sep 27, 2021

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.

Sep 20, 2021

“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.