News

Mar 31, 2022

Student Spotlight: Max Hagaman

Hagaman's leadership and service not only expanded his professional network but fostered opportunities for other students to grow their network and build the agricultural community.

Mar 23, 2022

New Fact Sheet Published on Wetlands Law

This publication provides an overview of the historical wetland trends in North Carolina, reviews the evolution and current status of wetland regulations and summarizes the potential impacts of climate change on wetlands in NC.

Feb 28, 2022

North Carolina Farms Grapple with Labor Shortages

Even with a growing dependence on migrant labor, there still is not enough workers to fill farm jobs across North Carolina.

Feb 9, 2022

New Grant Will Explore the Economics of Hog, Poultry Manure Recycling Technologies

Working with other NC State researchers on a new environmental grant, Eric Edwards will assess the economic outcomes of manure recycling technologies.

Feb 7, 2022

The New Crop Comparison Tool Helps Farmers Evaluate Inputs and Determine What Crops to Grow

Washburn, Gatiboni and Everman all emphasized that managing costs will be particularly vital in 2022.

Jan 31, 2022

Robert Thompson Receives Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Award

Thompson's dissertation explored market volatility and price risk as well as the corn market in North Carolina.

Dec 22, 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.

Dec 22, 2021

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.

Dec 14, 2021

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.

Dec 1, 2021

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.