Animal Agriculture

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.

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.

Oct 31, 2021

Extension Conference Resources Roundup

Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.

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.

Aug 2, 2021

Bacon May Disappear in California as Pig Rules Take Effect

Barry Goodwin, an economist at North Carolina State University, estimated the extra costs at 15% more per animal for a farm with 1,000 breeding pigs.

Jul 26, 2021

Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows

Over 17%, or $95.9 billion of the $562 billion gross state product, was contributed by value-added income from food, natural fiber and forestry industries in 2019.

Jul 19, 2021

Funding Available for Southeast Dairies Looking to Build Processing Capacity

The Southeast DBII program was developed to assist regional efforts to support dairy businesses in the development, production, marketing, and distribution of dairy products.

Jun 3, 2021

Pork Industry Braces for Catastrophic Costs to Implement Proposition 12

An analysis by Barry Goodwin predicts dramatic changes—including the loss of small farms and further consolidation of the industry—as a result of Proposition 12 compliance costs.

Mar 29, 2021

NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start

NC Farm School, offered by NC State University, helps get farms off to a solid start.

Jan 25, 2021

NC Soybean Producers Association Partners with Executive Farm Management Program

North Carolina soybean growers will receive a $200 tuition credit for the EFM Bootcamp from the NC Soybean Producers Association.