Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19: Locating and Registering Health Care Powers of Attorney

Health care powers of attorney are key documents in any family preparedness portfolio.

Mar 31, 2020

Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk? Evidence From the Crop Insurance Biotech Endorsement

Goodwin and Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances.

Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Holographic Wills: A Backstop if You Can’t Get to a Lawyer

During uncertain times you may find yourself feeling anxious about not having a will, or concerned about an old will that does not satisfy your current property disposition wishes. If meeting with an attorney is not currently an option, you can create a legal backstop in the form of a handwritten will, known as a holographic will.

Mar 30, 2020

New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget

Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.

Mar 17, 2020

State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads

ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."

Feb 28, 2020

Renewed Trade with China Could Help NC Farmers Recover from Trade War

Blake Brown said the Phase One trade agreement between China and the United States does indeed offer opportunity and some good news for North Carolina hog and poultry producers as well as tobacco farmers.

Feb 13, 2020

Trying to Improve Local Grain Basis in North Carolina as Deficit Grows

A summit this past summer between three North Carolina commodity groups representing corn, soybeans and small grains and three major pork and poultry companies helped move the needle in the right direction.

Feb 2, 2020

EFM Offers Webinars to 2020 Lineup

The class of 2020 as well as all EFM alumni were invited to attend a virtual tobacco outlook and peanut update

Jan 9, 2020

How Did Politics Motivate Last Year’s Enormous Farm Subsidies?

President Trump's approximately $28 billion trade war bailout to farmers nationwide last year was more than twice the final cost of the auto industry bailout in 2008, which was about $10.2 billion.

Dec 20, 2019

Piggott on 4th Congressional District Farmers Briefing Panel

Nick Piggott represented NC State Extension alongside Kelly Dale of the Rural Advancement Foundation and Tine Miller, County Director of the Durham-Orange FSA. Representative David Price moderated.