Stories From Sep 2018

Sep 26, 2018

Farm Losses Huge But Most Consumers will be Unaffected

Due to an expansive food network in the United States, consumers are not likely to notice much impact at the supermarket, said Michael L. Walden, economics professor and extension economist at N.C. State University.

Sep 26, 2018

Tree Fall Liability

Andrew Branan explains who is liable in certain scenarios.

Sep 25, 2018

What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?

Roger von Haefen, co-authored a paper recently published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management titled “Estimating the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.”

Sep 21, 2018

North Carolina’s Livestock Numbers, Feed Needs, and Transportation Logistics

New information is available on the livestock losses and feed requirements for remaining broilers, turkeys and hogs.

Sep 21, 2018

Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019

The Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is growing, with some of the Southeast’s leading management experts joining the NC State and East Carolina University team that launched the program last year.

Sep 20, 2018

Economic Perspective: Regional Economic Growth in North Carolina

The race for job growth across North Carolina is always heated, but is there a shake-up in the front-runners this year?

Sep 18, 2018

Marketing Flooded Grain after Florence

At a time when many may be wondering whether crops are salvageable and how to work with insurance agents to ensure that the best possible outcome is reached, Piggott breaks down the process of evaluating whether to harvest and how to calculate potential losses.

Sep 18, 2018

In the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence: What do Farmers with Crop Insurance need to do?

Rod ReJesus' recommended crop insurance actions for hurricane-affected farmers.

Sep 18, 2018

America’s Sugar ‘Cartel’

American sugar production is highly subsidized by the US government, Beghin explains.

Sep 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Casualty Losses and Tax Implications

A guide to tax implications from storm damage.