Nov 29, 2023

First-Generation Farming – NC Farm School Stories

When Cassie Tuckey finished NC Farm School, she not only graduated with a deep understanding that farming was a business, she brought back state-wide resources and a connected network.

Nov 27, 2023

EFM Program Awarded $119,981 Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Grant

The funds will support Southeastern farmers participating in the 2025 Executive Farm Management program. The program typically attracts larger-scale farmers, but is adaptable for operations of any size, scale and commodity focus.

Nov 20, 2023

Scientists Look for Crops That Help Amid Saltwater Intrusion

Extension Agent Andrea Gibbs and ARE Professor Rod Rejesus speak to WFAE about the growing problems of saltwater intrusion and sea-level rise for farmers in Eastern NC.

Nov 1, 2023

Branan Presents Agricultural Law Overview at Southern Outlook Conference

Associate Extension Professor Andrew Branan provided an agricultural law overview to the annual Southern Extension Economics Committee Outlook Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Oct 30, 2023

Adapting to Saltwater Intrusion: Profitability of Salt-Tolerant Soybeans in Eastern North Carolina

In this edition of the NC State Economist, Greg Ferraro, Roderick M. Rejesus, Luke Gatiboni and Andrea Gibbs explore the issue of saltwater intrusion and sea level rise in Eastern North Carolina agriculture.

Oct 16, 2023

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur: How Environmental Entrepreneurship Solves Resource Conflicts

What does thinking like an entrepreneur entail? This question was at the heart of the Environmental Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy.

Sep 28, 2023

People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School Stories

NC Farm School aims to bring together the expertise of Extension agents, NC State Extension and N.C. Cooperative Extension county resources for the success of program participants in various locations throughout the state.

Sep 25, 2023

NC State Economist: What Do We Know About Wheat Procurement in North Carolina?

To better understand the unique challenges their customers face, the North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association sponsored a survey of wheat buyers. Carleo and Schweizer consider the implications of this survey for the grain merchandising industry in North Carolina.

Sep 20, 2023

Wetlands: Branan and Burchell Provide Overview on Jurisdiction Changes

Professor Michael Burchell and ARE Associate Professor Andrew Branan presented a webinar on recent changes in wetlands protection policy at the national and state level.

Aug 31, 2023

NCSFMRA: Photos From Hyde County Summer Tour 2023

Led by Associate Extension Professor Andrew Branan, members of the North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers participated in a tour of select sites in “far eastern” North Carolina this past summer.