Business Planning and Operations

Sep 1, 2022

NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture

A field report on this year's North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.

Jul 29, 2022

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.

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.