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.
North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.
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.
Guide to Understanding & Evaluating Hemp Contracts in North Carolina
This guide provides a brief overview of common provisions currently offered in hemp contracts, as well as some provisions to be cautious of.