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.
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.
EFM Raleigh Week: January 27 – February 2, 2019
The Executive Farm Management Program will hold its second of three sessions next week in Raleigh, NC.
Grainger Thanks Board of Directors for Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Michelle Grainger, Managing Director of the Executive Farm Management Program, thanked the board for their support during the program's expansion into SC and GA.
CALS and EFM Alumni Nominated as Outstanding Young Farmers
Brandon Batten attended the 2017 Executive Farm Management Program and he and Jessica are both CALS alumni. They are excellent examples of "Think and Do."
EFM Alumni Gather to Discuss Past and Present
Alumni from the 2017 Executive Farm Management Program gathered in Wilson, NC on November 7, 2018 to reminisce on the past and look ahead to the future.
Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019
The Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is growing, with some of the Southeast’s leading management experts joining the NC State and East Carolina University team that launched the program last year.
Michelle Grainger Presenting on EFM in Wilson on 9/5/18
Grainger will brief the Wilson AgriBusiness Committee on the expansion of the Executive Farm Management Program.
Brown Appointed to WH Council of Economic Advisors
Dr. A. Blake Brown joined the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House on August 1st.