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.
Returning to Farming’s Roots in the Battle Against the ‘Billion-Dollar Beetle’
A new study from UArizona entomologists in collaboration with GES/ARE Associate Professor Zack Brown reaffirms the importance of crop rotation and diversification in combating the western corn rootworm’s resistance to biotech crops.
Piggott Gives Radio Talk on NC Livestock Grain Deficit
Tune in to minute 16 to hear Nick Piggott discuss the impact of importing feed for NC livestock production.
Corn Basis Determines Impact of Out-of-state Corn on Animal Ag Profits
With a deficit of feed grain to nourish North Carolina’s “tails and feathers” production – hogs, broiler chickens and turkeys – the profitability of our state’s livestock industry hinges on adequate, reliable and low-cost out-of-state sources for corn.