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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Feb 7, 2022
The New Crop Comparison Tool Helps Farmers Evaluate Inputs and Determine What Crops to Grow
Washburn, Gatiboni and Everman all emphasized that managing costs will be particularly vital in 2022.
Dec 1, 2021
Study Suggests Crop Insurance Plays Small Role in Discouraging Cover Crop Use in Indiana
Study findings could help researchers understand more about the unintended consequences of crop insurance subsidies.
Dec 22, 2021
Grain Market & Crop Budget Webinar Recording and Resources
NC State Extension has resources and professionals available to help growers make planting decisions based on the current input prices.
Oct 31, 2021
Extension Conference Resources Roundup
Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.