The programs on contracts have been in the area of production contracts for broiler, hogs, and beef. They have investigated integrator-grower relations, regulation and vertical integration. Faculty contributing to this area are Tom Vukina, Xiaoyong Zheng, and Wally Thurman.
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Mar 30, 2020
New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget
Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.
Sep 19, 2019
Rejesus Presents on Crop Insurance Coverage for Industrial Hemp in 2020
RMA-administered crop insurance for hemp will be available in 2020 through the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.
Dec 19, 2019
New Publication: Valuing Buyer and Contract Characteristics
Findings from this study can benefit researchers and Cooperative Extension personnel who help to inform market development strategies for small scale specialty crop farmers.
Jul 22, 2019
NC Farm School 2019, a Class to Remember
Check out this video of NC Farm School in the field as well as interviews with recent Farm School graduates.