House Ag Committee Version of the 2018 Farm Bill Released
The two versions of the Bill are then to be reconciled through a Conference Committee (and will need to pass through both legislative Chambers), prior to going to the President for his signature.
New Dairy Presentation
The recent legislative updates to the Margin Protection Program (MPP) have trickled down to the Farm Service Agency who administers this program.
Walden Speaks at NC Leadership Institute Conference
Mike Walden spoke on Thursday at the NC Leadership Institute conference in Asheville. For 25 years the non-partisan Institute has trained North Carolinians in concepts and tools for impacting public policy.
Kandilov and Renkow Present at Economics of Infrastructure Workshop
Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty Ivan Kandilov and Mitch Renkow are presenting research at the Economic Returns to Rural Infrastructure Investments held April 10-11, 2018 in Washington, DC.
ARE and CEnREP Welcome New Faculty Members
Eric Edwards and Sara Sutherland will join the ARE faculty in Fall 2018.
March 2018 Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators
Mike Walden’s March 2018 Index of North Carolina Leading Economic Indicators
2018 Tobacco Outlook
Blake Brown, professor and Extension economist, provides his U.S. Flue-Cured Tobacco Situation and Outlook for 2018.