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Derek Washburn

Farm Management Extension Associate

3341 Nelson Hall

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The opportunity to work in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and NC State Extension is truly rewarding. It allows me to play a key role in program building, funding development, extension leadership, agricultural business research, business tool development, budget development, new crop feasibility, farm business consulting, and more. I see my job as a way to serve the needs of our wonderful extension agents across the state and by default help North Carolina Farmers. If you have not had the chance to get to know the team of agents in your county I encourage you to check them out or give them a call.

I have had the pleasure of working in all aspects of the NC Farm School program over the past 7 years. In this role I have worked with Department Faculty and Staff, NC State Extension, NC Cooperative Extension, North Carolina farmer led organizations, and North Carolina farmers to ensure the successful operation of NC Farm School and business-related training across the state. Currently the NC Farm School is up and running and may be coming to your part of the state in the spring.

Cost and Returns of Production

Row Crop Market Prices

Row Crop Cost Analysis

Small Scale Agriculture Cost Analysis

Agricultural Business Training