Stories From 2020

Oct 12, 2020

North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.

Sep 23, 2020

Breaking Down CFAP 2.0

This article explains CFAP payments for livestock, dairy and poultry.

Sep 8, 2020

Webinar Recording Available: Transition at End of NC Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

As North Carolina's pilot program is set to expire, how will hemp growers need to adjust to stay in the business? Listen to ARE Extension's Marne Coit and Paul Adams from the NCDA&CS explain what growers can anticipate.

Aug 28, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

In the Water-Scarce American West, Tribal Water Rights Play an Important Role

Native American tribes play an under-recognized in the allocation of water as they legally define their water rights through negotiated settlements with neighboring water users.

Aug 27, 2020

Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers

Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.

Aug 27, 2020

Hemp Update: DEA Adds Requirements to Interim Final Rule

The Drug Enforcement Administration offered a new interpretation of measuring THC in processed hemp products.

Aug 17, 2020

Local Farmers Adjust and Adapt Sale Models Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Daniel Tregeagle explained that the transition to online sales presents an equity issue for rural farms where reliable access to internet may not be available.

Aug 7, 2020

2020 Caneberry Pricing Survey Report

Daniel Tregeagle analyzed the survey results to assess the strengths and vulnerabilities of the current caneberry market.

Aug 7, 2020

Grain Marketing Webinar Resources

Nick Piggott provided information and marketing strategies for small grain in Northeastern NC.

Jul 27, 2020

Pork, Pandemics and Politics: U.S. Agricultural Trade with China

In a year of volatile markets and culminating trade agreements, what can we expect from U.S. exports to China of agricultural products? If the past few months are any indicator, we may need to expect the unexpected.