Crops, Marketing and Logisitics

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 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

Warmer Temperatures May Decrease Yields of Densely Planted Corn

The study’s findings could help farmers make better decisions about crop density and variety – whether conventional hybrid or GM crops – before planting season, based on forecasted temperatures.

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.

Sep 27, 2021

Futures and Price Risk Management Webinar Presentation

Schweizer's presentation includes information about grain marketing, hedging, basis and futures.

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.

Aug 2, 2021

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.

Jul 26, 2021

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.

Jun 21, 2021

Replacing just-in-time with just-in-case

“I believe a lot of people are shifting away from just-in-time inventory management,” said Schweizer during the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s annual agricultural economics conference.