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.
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.
Climate Change and Agriculture
Agriculture is, of course, affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, and that makes it vulnerable to climate change. Experts discuss how climate changes affects North Carolina ag, how ag affects climate change, and how the industry can help address it.
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.
Agricultural Change in Wake County, NC: Climate and Development
Watch the presentation here on YouTube!
Presentation on Climate Change in NC: Crops, Land Price and Water
Dr. Eric Edwards' recent presentation to North Carolina Society for Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers on Climate Change in NC focusing on Crops, Land Price and Water
Today’s Nobel Prize and North Carolina Agriculture
William Nordhaus won the Nobel prize in economics for work on the economics of climate change. Edwards and Sutherland discuss the work of Nordhaus in the context of agriculture in North Carolina.