COVID-19

May 8, 2020

Will Trump’s Name on Stimulus Checks Help Win Him Votes in November?

Raymond Guiteras has studied name-stamping policies in Bangladesh and found that citizens view politicians more favorably when aid is associated with a specific person.

May 8, 2020

What to Do With EIDL and PPP Funds

For farmers who have received PPP and EIDL funds through the CARES Act, knowing how to use them in tandem is important.

May 4, 2020

SBA Accepting Applications for New Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

SBA will begin accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance applications on a limited basis only to provide relief to U.S. agricultural businesses.

Apr 27, 2020

Milk Dumping: A Visual Explanation

While personal and home use of dairy products has increased significantly in the last few weeks, that increase has not been sufficient enough to offset the diminished demand from restaurants, school systems, and universities.

Apr 27, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Tobacco Farmers

Disruptions in labor and trade will affect tobacco farmers this year.

Apr 23, 2020

Q&A: Food Supply Chain, Disrupted

The coronavirus pandemic has made us all more aware of where our food comes from. Two agricultural economists explain how the food supply chain works and how it's adapting.

Apr 23, 2020

‘Uncharted Waters’: Farms, Food and COVID-19

Economist Nick Piggott says COVID-19's impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States is staggering.

Mar 31, 2020

NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and routines. To help North Carolinians adjust to this “new normal,” NC State Extension has launched the Extension COVID-19 Resources Portal.

Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19: Locating and Registering Health Care Powers of Attorney

Health care powers of attorney are key documents in any family preparedness portfolio.

Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Holographic Wills: A Backstop if You Can’t Get to a Lawyer

During uncertain times you may find yourself feeling anxious about not having a will, or concerned about an old will that does not satisfy your current property disposition wishes. If meeting with an attorney is not currently an option, you can create a legal backstop in the form of a handwritten will, known as a holographic will.