Nov 20, 2023

Scientists Look for Crops That Help Amid Saltwater Intrusion

Extension Agent Andrea Gibbs and ARE Professor Rod Rejesus speak to WFAE about the growing problems of saltwater intrusion and sea-level rise for farmers in Eastern NC.

Oct 30, 2023

Adapting to Saltwater Intrusion: Profitability of Salt-Tolerant Soybeans in Eastern North Carolina

In this edition of the NC State Economist, Greg Ferraro, Roderick M. Rejesus, Luke Gatiboni and Andrea Gibbs explore the issue of saltwater intrusion and sea level rise in Eastern North Carolina agriculture.

Oct 16, 2023

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur: How Environmental Entrepreneurship Solves Resource Conflicts

What does thinking like an entrepreneur entail? This question was at the heart of the Environmental Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy.

Sep 25, 2023

NC State Economist: What Do We Know About Wheat Procurement in North Carolina?

To better understand the unique challenges their customers face, the North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association sponsored a survey of wheat buyers. Carleo and Schweizer consider the implications of this survey for the grain merchandising industry in North Carolina.

Aug 29, 2023

The Hands That Feed Us

Alejandro Gutierrez-Li leads the Agricultural Labor Extension Program, a novel effort to address labor issues in North Carolina and the Southeast.

Aug 17, 2023

Climate Change Harming World’s Food Supply With Corn, Wheat Harvests Impacted

Experts are warning climate change and an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events could have devastating effects on global food production. Rod Rejesus joined CBS News to discuss some impacts already being felt.

Jul 21, 2023

NC State Professor Wins Grant to Study Labor Issues Affecting Cattle and Dairy Farms in the South

Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li and his team will study the labor needs, hiring practices and overall sustainability of cattle and dairy farms in the southern U.S.

Jun 14, 2023

Ukraine Refugees Could Boost Europe’s GDP

The influx of Ukrainian refugees across Europe will improve long-term GDP for European countries that invest in infrastructure and other capital improvements.

May 1, 2023

Eric Edwards Joins Audio Abstract to Discuss Water Rights in the West

Assistant Professor Eric Edwards talks about water rights in the West, who they belong to, what they mean for rights holders and who may be getting shortchanged.

Apr 27, 2023

New Tools Capture Economic Benefit of Restoring Urban Streams

The work can assist federal and state agencies charged with developing environmental regulations affecting urban ecosystems.