Pork, Pandemics and Politics: U.S. Agricultural Trade with China
In a year of volatile markets and culminating trade agreements, what can we expect from U.S. exports to China of agricultural products? If the past few months are any indicator, we may need to expect the unexpected.
PIGGOTT: COVID-19 COULD HAVE LONG-TERM EFFECTS ON AG
In a new report from North Carolina State University, economist Nick Piggott says the pandemic’s impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States could be staggering.
Trying to improve local grain basis in North Carolina as deficit grows
A summit this past summer between three North Carolina commodity groups representing corn, soybeans and small grains and three major pork and poultry companies helped move the needle in the right direction.
Piggott Presents at the Joint Commodity Conference
Dr. Nick Piggott spoke on trade, risks and the feed grains deficit in North Carolina.
ARE Develops Tools for Planting Decisions that Helps Farmers, Lenders, and Agents
The information in this excel sheet comes from enterprise budgets and gives you info on crop input costs and expected revenue.
Piggott Presents to House Ag Committee
Nick gave his presentation, "US and NC Agricultural Outlook," to the House Ag Committee.
“NC Needs to Produce More of its Own Feed Grains”
Estimates peg the need for feed for North Carolina hogs, chickens and turkeys at roughly 310 million bushels per year.
NCCE Conference 2018: Worskshop for Farm Business Economics
Agricultural and Resource Economics area experts gave a presentation on business economics on November 14th, 2018 at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Conference.
Hurricane Florence Amplifies Feed Grain Deficit
Piggott and Schweizer explain the post-Florence grain deficit in NC for the e-newlsetter, "The Wheat Beat."
ARE Extension Faculty Participate in “Sorghum Exposure and Utilization” Program
Agricultural and Resource Economics faculty Nick Piggott, Heidi Schweizer and Kathryn Boys presented on feed grain production, transportation to export positions, and international trade of sorghum respectively.