Stories From 2021
Grain Market & Crop Budget Webinar Recording and Resources
NC State Extension has resources and professionals available to help growers make planting decisions based on the current input prices.
Supply Chain Issues, Increased Wages and Inputs Pushing Pork Prices Up
Economists from Iowa State University, North Carolina State University and the National Pork Producers Council find the farm-to-wholesale price spread has remained relatively constant the past two years.
NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy
Take a look at the current solar energy capabilities in North Carolina and the developing plan for decommission and disposal in the coming years.
Study Suggests Crop Insurance Plays Small Role in Discouraging Cover Crop Use in Indiana
Study findings could help researchers understand more about the unintended consequences of crop insurance subsidies.
Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts
Researchers take a historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers' responses to drought in the U.S.
Extension Conference Resources Roundup
Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.
Bethany Barnes Allison: ARE’s Outstanding Young Alumna
Bethany Barnes Allison learned the meaning of hard work at a young age. A strong work ethic and success in the industry makes her a shining example of what it means to be an ARE outstanding young alumna.
Warmer Temperatures May Decrease Yields of Densely Planted Corn
The study’s findings could help farmers make better decisions about crop density and variety – whether conventional hybrid or GM crops – before planting season, based on forecasted temperatures.
N.C.’s Export Niche Grows
What started out as a 15-acre experiment for family-owned Scott Farms has turned into a profitable export crop. Hear from Dewey Scott and Blake Brown about the status of the sweetpotato industry in NC.
People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School 2022
Bianca and Paris Sharpe are keeping the farm going and in the family with the help of NC Farm School.