This page supplies the tools and resources required to help North Carolina farmers make informed planting decisions.
The 2022 crop comparison tool can be used to make planting decisions based on current input prices.
Enterprise Budget Updates for 2022 – explains costs for labor, interest rates, energy and fertilizer.
Hay, Grass, Clover, Sorghum, Millet and Small Grain
Corn, Soybeans, Grain Sorghum and Wheat
In the news
Sep 1, 2022
NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture
A field report on this year’s North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.
Feb 28, 2022
North Carolina Farms Grapple with Labor Shortages
Even with a growing dependence on migrant labor, there still is not enough workers to fill farm jobs across North Carolina.
Jul 29, 2022
From Robots to Customers: Exploring New Opportunities for Dairy Farmers
Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li won a $250,000 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant to study Automatic Milking Systems.
Feb 9, 2022
New Grant Will Explore the Economics of Hog, Poultry Manure Recycling Technologies
Working with other NC State researchers on a new environmental grant, Eric Edwards will assess the economic outcomes of manure recycling technologies.