Mar 1, 2021

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.

Jan 19, 2021

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.

Jan 19, 2021

What’s Up With N.C. Hemp

Marne Coit provided a legal perspective in this podcast about the hemp industry in North Carolina.

Jan 3, 2021

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?

Jan 3, 2021

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.

Jan 3, 2021

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.

Dec 16, 2020

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.

Dec 8, 2020

2020 Tobacco Situation & Outlook

Bryant Spivey, Johnston County Extension Director, and Normal Harrell, Wilson County Extension Director, hosted Blake Brown's 2020 tobacco outlook.

Nov 27, 2020

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. 

Nov 10, 2020

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.