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Jul 26, 2021

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.

Jul 16, 2021

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.

May 21, 2021

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.

May 13, 2021

Locally-Sourced Foods Gaining Popularity

Daniel Tregeagle explained recent trends in the local foods market on Good Day Charlotte.

Apr 26, 2021

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.

Apr 13, 2021

Insurance: Overview of Crop, Liability and Property Insurance Options

Watch Andrew Branan and Rod Rejesus provide current information about insurance options for the farm.

Apr 7, 2021

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.

Apr 1, 2021

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

Mar 29, 2021

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.

Mar 22, 2021

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.