Extension

Jan 9, 2020

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.

Dec 20, 2019

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.

Dec 19, 2019

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.

Dec 9, 2019

Branan Discusses Swine Lawsuits with Producers in Wilson County

Check out the Andrew's presentation on the legality of the hog nuisance lawsuits.

Nov 25, 2019

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.

Nov 25, 2019

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.

Nov 21, 2019

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.

Nov 14, 2019

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.

Nov 12, 2019

Veterans on the Farm

Former military couples use their N.C. Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to farming.

Oct 31, 2019

Tracking ARE at the Cooperative Extension Conference

The 2019 Extension Conference was a time for learning and fellowship.