Extension

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.

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 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.

Aug 31, 2021

Executive Farm Management Program Early Bird Registration Now Open

The 2022 program will consist of 9 days of content and curriculum taught across 3 sessions in 3 states over the course of 6 weeks starting in January 2022.

Aug 25, 2021

Climate Change and Agriculture

Agriculture is, of course, affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, and that makes it vulnerable to climate change. Experts discuss how climate changes affects North Carolina ag, how ag affects climate change, and how the industry can help address it.

Aug 9, 2021

Watch: North Carolina Dairy Industry Is Grade A

Got milk? In North Carolina, yes, we do! About 900 million pounds of it annually. Find out what NC State is doing to grow the industry.

Jul 26, 2021

Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows

Over 17%, or $95.9 billion of the $562 billion gross state product, was contributed by value-added income from food, natural fiber and forestry industries in 2019.