2023 Enterprise Budgets Updates
Updated 2023 budgets have been published for cotton, grain, peanuts, sweet potato and tobacco. These budgets include new, interactive spreadsheets that can be downloaded and edited.
Adverse Effect Wage Rates of H-2A Workers Increase in 2023
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li provides an economic update on the H-2A visa program.
NC State Economist: Cost of Animal Welfare Regulation, Ballot Initiatives, and the Vote-Buy Gap
Professor Tom Vukina discusses the current state of animal welfare legislation, specifically California's “Proposition 12,” which completely bans selling eggs produced in any type of cages.
NC State Economist: The Economics of the Emerging PFAS Problem
Iain Burnett and Assistant Professor Eric Edwards discuss the societal benefits and costs of PFAS, and consider the future of their use and mitigation.
ARE Excels at the 2022 Extension Conference
Our department's extension faculty and associates had the opportunity to present their research and attend workshops at the 2022 Extension State Conference.
Pursuing a Farming Passion With NC Farm School
NC Farm School gave Heather Haley the tools and confidence she needed to transition from a gardener to a farmer.
Meet Michael Best, New Director of The Executive Farm Management Program
As current Director Blake Brown prepares to retire at the end of this year, Michael Best will take on the role of director of The Executive Farm Management Program.
Investing In People, Not Just Production
Participants from Worthington Farms credit the Executive Farm Management Program with helping their business evolve. They spoke with Nursery Management Magazine about their experience in the program.
Gutierrez-Li on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act
An excerpt from a recent NBC News article in which Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Alejandro Gutierrez-Li discusses the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.
NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture
A field report on this year's North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.