Duplin and Onslow County Extension ‘Ag Economics Series’ Recordings Available
The series was composed of a 2021 Crop Update from Nick Piggott, an Ag Budgets and Strategic Management presentation from Derek Washburn and a discussion on Environmental and Land Use Law for Farmers led by Andrew Branan.
Swine Nuisance: Branan Discusses Recent 4th Circuit Opinion in McKiver v. Murphy Brown
The reasoning provided by the case is a good guide as to how future nuisance suits would be handled under the amended Right to Farm law.
What’s Up With N.C. Hemp
Marne Coit provided a legal perspective in this podcast about the hemp industry in North Carolina.
Farming: A Risky Business and How Research and Extension Address Risk
Agricultural risk is a given in farming. How do land-grant universities contribute through research and extension?
Veterans with a New Mission
Many veterans are interested in farming. NC State Extension is providing the tools and resources needed to make their entrance into agriculture successful.
Local Food Systems and Covid-19: A Nimble Pivot Toward Shorter Supply Chains
The local foods market rebounded from COVID-19 by meeting customer needs during a challenging time.
New Grant Supports Peanut Farmer Education: Q&A with Program Director
Peanut farmers across the country can receive a $150 tuition credit to the Executive Farm Management Bootcamp in February.
2020 Tobacco Situation & Outlook
Bryant Spivey, Johnston County Extension Director, and Normal Harrell, Wilson County Extension Director, hosted Blake Brown's 2020 tobacco outlook.
Potential Impacts of the 25 Percent Tariff Levied by the European Union and United Kingdom on U.S. Tobacco, Tobacco Products and Sweet Potatoes
A worst case scenario could mean a loss of tobacco exports of about $147 million in farm gate value and $58 million in processing and manufacturing value plus $70 million in sweet potato exports.
Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future
Archie is an alumni of the inaugural class of the Executive Farm Management Program, which began in 2017.