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.
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.
New Publication: Valuing Buyer and Contract Characteristics
Findings from this study can benefit researchers and Cooperative Extension personnel who help to inform market development strategies for small scale specialty crop farmers.
Branan Discusses Swine Lawsuits with Producers in Wilson County
Check out the Andrew's presentation on the legality of the hog nuisance lawsuits.
New Book: The Economics of Integrated Pest Management of Insects
Chapter contributions come from Rod Rejesus, Zachary Brown and Mike Jones, and Dominc Reisig from Entomology.
Alumni from Leadership Program and EFM Present a United Front
The first joint group event was an opportunity for our alumni to learn and share.
Economist Sees More Uncertainty, Urges Farmers to Manage
North Carolina State Extension economist Blake Brown has returned to North Carolina after spending the last several months as Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President, and he shares insights on the farm economy.
Are Greater Cattle and Grains Production the Solution to the Coming Worldwide Hunger Catastrophe?
Is “more food” the answer? This study uses World Bank data and path/structural equation modeling to determine the veracity of this position versus another.
Veterans on the Farm
Former military couples use their N.C. Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to farming.
Tracking ARE at the Cooperative Extension Conference
The 2019 Extension Conference was a time for learning and fellowship.