New Extension Resources
See recent presentations from ARE Extension on risk management in the dairy industry, the NC swine enterprise, CFAP 2.0, and farm estates and wealth transfer.
NC Dairy Industry: A Glass That’s More Than Half-Full
North Carolina’s dairy industry plays a key role in North Carolina’s agricultural fabric, contributing more than $10 billion to the state’s total economy. Despite its ups and downs, dairy farmers remain committed to providing families with delicious and nutritious dairy products for a family meal or quick snack.
More Clarity on CFAP Direct Payments for Dairy Farmers
Signup period begAN May 26, 2020 and runs through August 28, 2020. Call your local FSA office and schedule a phone appointment to sign up for CFAP sooner rather than later.
Got PPP Funds? Make Sure You’re Tracking Those Dollars
In June or July, the goal should be to have all the documentation at your fingertips to help make it easier for you to substantiate and maximize your loan forgiveness.
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.
State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads
ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."
Raw Milk: Branan and Day Present on Cow Sharing Agreements
New laws on the sale of raw milk can be confusing. This article can help.
Discover NC Dairy
From inside a tractor can to the milking parlor in action, our new website takes you behind the scenes - and into every corner - of a modern dairy farm.
Discover NC Dairy Debut
Discover NC Dairy is a virtual dairy farm tour that will soon be available for dairy producers, extension agents and agricultural educators from NC State Extension. The video kiosk version had its maiden voyage at the 90th annual NC FFA Convention in Raleigh on June 19-20, 2018.
Dairy Field Day
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University sponsors field days on agricultural commodities ranging from apples and cotton to tomatoes, turf and sweet potatoes.