Stories From Jun 2018

Jun 26, 2018

Discover NC Dairy Debut

Discover NC Dairy is a virtual dairy farm tour that will soon be available for dairy producers, extension agents and agricultural educators from NC State Extension.  The video kiosk version had its maiden voyage at the 90th annual NC FFA Convention in Raleigh on June 19-20, 2018. 

Jun 19, 2018

Piggott Gives Radio Talk on NC Livestock Grain Deficit

Tune in to minute 16 to hear Nick Piggott discuss the impact of importing feed for NC livestock production.

Jun 13, 2018

Walden: 6 Ways North Carolina Will Be Different in 2050

The year 2050 seems distant, but it really isn’t. We’ll be there in only 32 years. But our state will be different.

Jun 6, 2018

Branan Provides Ag. Law Perspective to Hog Nuisance Trial Analysis

“What the plaintiffs did in their complaint was lay out factually how the farmer in these arrangements doesn’t really do enough to be found liable for damages,” North Carolina State University ag and environmental law professor Andrew Branan said.

Jun 6, 2018

Walden Speaks on the Urban-Rural Divide

Walden presents across North Carolina about the urban-rural divide.

Jun 4, 2018

Corn Basis Determines Impact of Out-of-state Corn on Animal Ag Profits

With a deficit of feed grain to nourish North Carolina’s “tails and feathers” production – hogs, broiler chickens and turkeys – the profitability of our state’s livestock industry hinges on adequate, reliable and low-cost out-of-state sources for corn.

Jun 4, 2018

New Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions In Outer Banks

New limits on off-road vehicles in North Carolina’s Outer Banks aim to protect endangered species. They also add another chapter to the United States’ long history of conflict over use of public land.