Stories From Oct 2018

Oct 31, 2018

Student Spotlight: Hannah Stutts

Hannah Stutts is a senior in Agricultural Business Management who already has experience managing her own agritourism business in Youngsville, NC. We asked Hannah to tell us about herself and share some of her secrets to success.

Oct 31, 2018

Groundwater depletion, contracting costs, and the determinants of successful collective action

What can transaction costs teach us about collective action and the future of California’s groundwater management? Read this new article in the Global Water Forum by ARE faculty member Eric Edwards.

Oct 23, 2018

NC Dairy Update Post Hurricanes

“The cooperatives in North Carolina reported that farmers and haulers were proactive in preparing for and navigating through the difficulties of both storms,” Whitmire said.

Oct 22, 2018

Income Tax Planning for Farmers

Year-end tax planning for farm businesses may provide for challenges to get to “that number” which was the target set earlier in the spring of the year. Weather events, commodity prices and external events (tariffs) to the farm economy affect the bottom line as year-end approaches and by connection tax planning.

Oct 22, 2018

Hurricane Florence Amplifies Feed Grain Deficit

Piggott and Schweizer explain the post-Florence grain deficit in NC for the e-newlsetter, "The Wheat Beat."

Oct 16, 2018

Covering Wine Quality From ‘Grape to Glass’

Andrew Branan, Roderick ReJesus, and Guido van der Hoeven will conduct a Business Valuation and Transition Workshop on November 5th, 2018 during the Southeastern Wine Symposium.

Oct 16, 2018

Industrial Hemp Short-Course to be Offered in May

North Carolina State University will offer its first industrial hemp course in May 2019. The course is called, “Business and Law of Industrial Hemp” and will be a short, intensive 3 week course offered during Maymester.

Oct 10, 2018

Collective Management of Shared Water Resource is Easier Said than Done

"History shows how daunting it is to get a group of people to agree on how to manage a common-pool resource like groundwater," says CEnREP affiliate Eric Edwards, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.

Oct 9, 2018

ARE Extension Faculty Participate in “Sorghum Exposure and Utilization” Program

Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty Nick Piggott, Heidi Schweizer and Kathryn Boys presented on feed grain production, transportation to export positions, and international trade of sorghum respectively.

Oct 9, 2018

“Amazon is going to start paying a $15 minimum wage. That’s good news in the Triangle.”

Walden: “The impact could affect many industries, including fast food. So short run, this is positive for workers and challenging for businesses, especially in a tight labor market.”