Potential Impacts of the 25 Percent Tariff Levied by the European Union and United Kingdom on U.S. Tobacco, Tobacco Products and Sweet Potatoes
A worst case scenario could mean a loss of tobacco exports of about $147 million in farm gate value and $58 million in processing and manufacturing value plus $70 million in sweet potato exports.
Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future
Archie is an alumni of the inaugural class of the Executive Farm Management Program, which began in 2017.
New Extension Resources
See recent presentations from ARE Extension on risk management in the dairy industry, the NC swine enterprise, CFAP 2.0, and farm estates and wealth transfer.
Sweet Success With Sweetpotatoes
In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Daniel Tregeagle and other industry experts discuss the special role of sweetpotatoes (yes, it is really one word!) in NC agriculture.
Executive Farm Management Program Accepting Applications for 2021 “Bootcamp”
EFM Bootcamp will be February 9 through February 11, 2021. All instruction will be virtual.
Upcoming Webinar: Wheat Marketing and Weed Control
Join us online for Part 2 of our “Wheat Production Series” on Nov. 6, from 8 to 9 a.m. NC State Extension specialists will be providing the latest information for you on crop marketing and weed control.
Jose “Pepe” Calderon Markets Sweet Potatoes Internationally
Calderon participated in the 2020 Executive Farm Management Program. “They promote it as a boot camp, and I totally agree with that. It’s very intensive, with a lot of good information,” he says.
Risk and Resilience
North Carolina farmers have faced significant stress in recent years, and COVID-19 has made matters worse. Nick Piggott provides context on market risk in relation to the many everyday risks farmers are facing from adverse weather to the pandemic and more.
North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.
Breaking Down CFAP 2.0
This article explains CFAP payments for livestock, dairy and poultry.