From Robots to Customers: Exploring New Opportunities for Dairy Farmers
Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li won a $250,000 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant to study Automatic Milking Systems.
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.
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.
Extension Conference Resources Roundup
Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.