Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows
Over 17%, or $95.9 billion of the $562 billion gross state product, was contributed by value-added income from food, natural fiber and forestry industries in 2019.
Funding Available for Southeast Dairies Looking to Build Processing Capacity
The Southeast DBII program was developed to assist regional efforts to support dairy businesses in the development, production, marketing, and distribution of dairy products.
Economic Impact of Shellfish Aquaculture Surpasses Wild Harvest for First Time
New research has found that North Carolina’s shellfish industry provides over $27 million in economic impact and 532 jobs in the state.
Locally-Sourced Foods Gaining Popularity
Daniel Tregeagle explained recent trends in the local foods market on Good Day Charlotte.
Bullish Surprise for Corn and Soybeans with Prospective Plantings
Pricing opportunities at profitable and even higher prices are on the horizon, especially if anything but perfect planting weather occurs.
Insurance: Overview of Crop, Liability and Property Insurance Options
Watch Andrew Branan and Rod Rejesus provide current information about insurance options for the farm.
CALS Names New Department Head
JunJie Wu will bring his expertise in agricultural and environmental policy and his passion for teaching, research, and extension education to NC State as department head for Agricultural and Resource Economics.
NC Farming and Food: A Look Back and Ahead with Mike Walden
What trends will shape NC's farms and food? As NC State University economist Mike Walden retires, he shares a look back and ahead
NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start
With NC Farm School's help, two couples are turning their farmland into sustainable new businesses with the potential to grow agritourism.
USDA’s Final Rule for Hemp Effective; Uncertainty Remains for NC’s Program
The USDA’s final hemp rule is now in effect, and but there’s still some uncertainty around what the changes will mean for North Carolina growers after the 2021 growing season.