Extension

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.

Mar 18, 2021

Farmland Challenges in a Fast-Growing State

North Carolina is losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. What does this mean for our state? And what's being done about it?

Mar 15, 2021

The State of Dairy 2021: Postcard from North Carolina

“Market uncertainty and continued, significant volatility in milk prices set us up for a year of tightening,” Dairy Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire said.

Mar 8, 2021

New Research Reveals Growing Economic Impact of NC Seafood

New research has found that North Carolina’s wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides 5,500 jobs and nearly $300 million to the state’s gross domestic product.

Mar 3, 2021

Timber Trespass: Recent Case Considers Value of Ornamentals

Andrew Branan takes a look at a recent courtroom decision on the value of ornamental trees and shrubs removed by an easement or right-of-way holder, and what the ruling’s implications are for the sector.