Business Planning and Operations

Jun 16, 2020

NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)

Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.

Apr 29, 2020

Got PPP Funds? Make Sure You’re Tracking Those Dollars

In June or July, the goal should be to have all the documentation at your fingertips to help make it easier for you to substantiate and maximize your loan forgiveness.

Apr 29, 2020

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.

Mar 30, 2020

New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget

Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations.

Mar 3, 2020

Ag Tax Update

See Guido van der Hoeven's presentation.

Dec 19, 2019

New Publication: Valuing Buyer and Contract Characteristics

Findings from this study can benefit researchers and Cooperative Extension personnel who help to inform market development strategies for small scale specialty crop farmers.

Oct 10, 2019

Branan Discusses Employment Law Issues at Carolina Meat Conference

See Andrew's presentation on farm labor at animal operations.

Sep 19, 2019

Rejesus Presents on Crop Insurance Coverage for Industrial Hemp in 2020

RMA-administered crop insurance for hemp will be available in 2020 through the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.

Aug 1, 2019

Hemp Law 101: The Regulation of Industrial Hemp

Topics include: the legal history of hemp; the need to clarify laws for farmers, producers and consumers; the impact of the 2018 Farm Bill; and remaining limitations.

Jul 24, 2019

Progression to total conservation tillage took time, but no regrets

Donny and Mark Lassiter are committed to conservation every step of the way.