Climate Change

Oct 25, 2021

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.

Aug 25, 2021

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.

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 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

Agricultural Change in Wake County, NC: Climate and Development

Watch the presentation here on YouTube!

Feb 14, 2019

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

Oct 9, 2018

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.