Stories From 2019
Another Casualty of Climate Change? Recreational Fishing
Econometric research from ARE's Roger von Haefen and Oregon State's Steven Dundas show an adverse affect on recreation participation, specifically fishing, during extreme heat.
NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers
ARE contributes to student education on hemp production and markets, conducts legal analysis of hemp regulation, and provides hemp-related extension services through its specialists and the Executive Farm Management program.
ARE Applauds PSI Groundbreaking
The Plant Sciences Initiative will create opportunities to innovate and solve problems. Our department recognizes the incredible impact the PSI will have on the NC economy and beyond.
A U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement: Potential Benefits to U.S. Beef
Blake Brown explains both the positive effects a trade agreement would have on the beef industry as well as the barriers to achieving such a trade deal.
Rejesus Presents on Crop Insurance Coverage for Industrial Hemp in 2020
RMA-administered crop insurance for hemp will be available in 2020 through the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.
Gas prices rising in North Carolina after Saudi oil facility attacks
Walden expects the increased cost of gas to be temporary, however there is one exception that could affect this projection.
Branan Presents on Industrial Hemp in Caldwell County
Andrew went to northeast North Carolina to provide information on various hemp-related topics.
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.