Business Planning and Operations

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.

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 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.

Oct 31, 2021

Extension Conference Resources Roundup

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

Oct 25, 2021

N.C.’s Export Niche Grows

What started out as a 15-acre experiment for family-owned Scott Farms has turned into a profitable export crop. Hear from Dewey Scott and Blake Brown about the status of the sweetpotato industry in NC.

Oct 25, 2021

People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School 2022

Bianca and Paris Sharpe are keeping the farm going and in the family with the help of NC Farm School.

Aug 25, 2021

Climate Change and Agriculture

Agriculture is, of course, affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, and that makes it vulnerable to climate change. Experts discuss how climate changes affects North Carolina ag, how ag affects climate change, and how the industry can help address it.