Stories From Aug 2019
Walden Presents Mid-Year Economic Report
If you missed the event, you can download Walden's presentation titled: "2019 Halftime Economic Report: Nation, North Carolina, Chatham County."
New Southeast Outlook and Situation
Read Blake Brown's analysis on the economic state of animal agriculture, crops, and government programs in our region.
A New Leaf: CBD, Hemp Products Lead to New Business
Because of all the legal complexities surrounding hemp and CBD, Melissa Becker attended a Business and Law of Industrial Hemp course held by N.C. State University and developed by Marne Coit, agricultural law lecturer with N.C. State.
Finding Attorneys, Banks, and Insurance Companies That Understand Hemp
We are aggregating a list of service providers that can assist you with coverage of your hemp business ventures.
Positive side to economic turmoil? Lower interest rates
“Yes, mortgage rates should trend lower,” says Walden when asked about the impact of declining prices for government bonds amidst the trade war and currency dispute with China.
Recession more likely if trade, currency wars continue, warns NCSU economist
Check out Mike Walden's interview on the trade war and its potential implications on recession.
Hemp Law 101: The Regulation of Industrial Hemp
Topics include: the legal history of hemp; the need to clarify laws for farmers, producers and consumers; the impact of the 2018 Farm Bill; and remaining limitations.