Extension

Feb 1, 2023

2023 Enterprise Budgets Updates

Updated 2023 budgets have been published for cotton, grain, peanuts, sweet potato and tobacco. These budgets include new, interactive spreadsheets that can be downloaded and edited. 

Jan 20, 2023

Adverse Effect Wage Rates of H-2A Workers Increase in 2023

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li provides an economic update on the H-2A visa program.

Dec 23, 2022

NC State Economist: Cost of Animal Welfare Regulation, Ballot Initiatives, and the Vote-Buy Gap

Professor Tom Vukina discusses the current state of animal welfare legislation, specifically California's “Proposition 12,” which completely bans selling eggs produced in any type of cages.

Dec 1, 2022

NC State Economist: The Economics of the Emerging PFAS Problem

Iain Burnett and Assistant Professor Eric Edwards discuss the societal benefits and costs of PFAS, and consider the future of their use and mitigation.

Oct 17, 2022

ARE Excels at the 2022 Extension Conference

Our department's extension faculty and associates had the opportunity to present their research and attend workshops at the 2022 Extension State Conference.

Oct 13, 2022

Pursuing a Farming Passion With NC Farm School

NC Farm School gave Heather Haley the tools and confidence she needed to transition from a gardener to a farmer.

Sep 29, 2022

Meet Michael Best, New Director of The Executive Farm Management Program

As current Director Blake Brown prepares to retire at the end of this year, Michael Best will take on the role of director of The Executive Farm Management Program.

Sep 23, 2022

Investing In People, Not Just Production

Participants from Worthington Farms credit the Executive Farm Management Program with helping their business evolve. They spoke with Nursery Management Magazine about their experience in the program.

Sep 12, 2022

Gutierrez-Li on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

An excerpt from a recent NBC News article in which Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li discusses the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

Aug 29, 2022

NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture

A field report on this year's North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.