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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. 

Mar 2, 2021

Commissioner Troxler and Dr. Brown Both Optimistic for Agriculture in 2021

Both leaders believe that 2021 has the potential to be a profitable year for NC farmers. 

Mar 2, 2021

EFM Bootcamp is a Wrap!

The Executive Farm Management Program went online this year and was able to take advantage of new partnerships with commodity organizations and other land-grant university Extension programs. 

Aug 7, 2020

2020 Caneberry Pricing Survey Report

Daniel Tregeagle analyzed the survey results to assess the strengths and vulnerabilities of the current caneberry market. 

Farmer out standing in his soybean field.

Jul 15, 2020

Financial Resources for COVID Relief for NC Agribusinesses

COVID-19 has affected every industry, including agriculture. Business owners needing financial assistance can check our list of resources to see what organizations may be able to assist them. 

Jun 18, 2020

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. 

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. 


Apr 29, 2020

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. 

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. 

cows being milked

Mar 17, 2020

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."