News

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.

Oct 25, 2021

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.

Oct 25, 2021

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.

Sep 29, 2021

Students Find Their Strengths With Noodles and Marshmallows

Students learned how to identify their own strengths as well as the strengths of their teammates during a competitive group activity.

Sep 27, 2021

New Extension Fact Sheets Published on Farm Liability

N.C. Cooperative Extension has published two new fact sheets regarding a farm operator’s or landowner’s liability for injuries to the public on and off the farm.

Sep 27, 2021

Futures and Price Risk Management Webinar Presentation

Schweizer's presentation includes information about grain marketing, hedging, basis and futures.

Aug 30, 2021

Q&A with JunJie Wu

Learn more about JunJie Wu, the new department head of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

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.

Aug 23, 2021

Gary Bullen: Reflection and Advice Ahead of Retirement

Gary Bullen is the director of NC Farm School and later this month will retire after 22 years of service to NC State University.

Aug 9, 2021

Watch: North Carolina Dairy Industry Is Grade A

Got milk? In North Carolina, yes, we do! About 900 million pounds of it annually. Find out what NC State is doing to grow the industry.