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.
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.
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.
Breaking Down CFAP 2.0
This article explains CFAP payments for livestock, dairy and poultry.
Pork, Pandemics and Politics: U.S. Agricultural Trade with China
In a year of volatile markets and culminating trade agreements, what can we expect from U.S. exports to China of agricultural products? If the past few months are any indicator, we may need to expect the unexpected.
PIGGOTT: COVID-19 COULD HAVE LONG-TERM EFFECTS ON AG
In a new report from North Carolina State University, economist Nick Piggott says the pandemic’s impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States could be staggering.
Branan and Chatham County Sheriff Discuss Loose Livestock
It is important for both law enforcement and livestock owners to be informed of the legal ramifications of loose livestock.
Branan Discusses Swine Lawsuits with Producers in Wilson County
Check out the Andrew's presentation on the legality of the hog nuisance lawsuits.