Stories From 2020

Jun 16, 2020

How Do You Determine Demand for Water Quality Improvements when Monetary Resources are Scarce?

New research in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene analyzes the willingness to pay for in-home water filtration in rural northern Ghana.

Jun 11, 2020

Coit: Action Needed for North Carolina’s Hemp Program

As we approach the October 31, 2020 deadline when all state pilot programs are set to expire, North Carolina (NC) faces a unique challenge in terms of how to proceed with its hemp program.

May 29, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Shuyang Wang

Shuyang's advice for PhD candidates: "Enjoy every moment of your PhD life. It might not be easy but it will be worth it."

Apr 29, 2020

Got PPP Funds? Make Sure You’re Tracking Those Dollars

In June or July, the goal should be to have all the documentation at your fingertips to help make it easier for you to substantiate and maximize your loan forgiveness.

Apr 29, 2020

PIGGOTT: COVID-19 COULD HAVE LONG-TERM EFFECTS ON AG

In a new report from North Carolina State University, economist Nick Piggott says the pandemic’s impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States could be staggering.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

The Economics of Coastal Wastewater Treatment and Climate

Eric Edwards presented a virtual talk for the UNC Water Resources Research Institute on The Economics of Improving Coastal Wastewater Treatment Under a Changing Climate.

Mar 30, 2020

New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget

Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.

Mar 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

Investment and Irrigation on an American Indian Reservation

A lack of access to investment capital on American Indian reservations limits more efficient use of water through sprinkler irrigation.

Mar 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

Agricultural Change in Wake County, NC: Climate and Development

Watch the presentation here on YouTube!

Mar 17, 2020

State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads

ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness."