Specialty Crops

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

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.

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.

May 13, 2021

Locally-Sourced Foods Gaining Popularity

Daniel Tregeagle explained recent trends in the local foods market on Good Day Charlotte.

Jan 25, 2021

NC Soybean Producers Association Partners with Executive Farm Management Program

North Carolina soybean growers will receive a $200 tuition credit for the EFM Bootcamp from the NC Soybean Producers Association.

Jan 19, 2021

Specialty Crops in 2020: COVID-19 and Other Challenges

Daniel Tregeagle highlights the impact of COVID-19 on specialty crops and shares results from a recent survey of caneberry growers.

Dec 14, 2020

In North Carolina, A Tater Tale

Sweet potato production is a $350 million slice of North Carolina’s $92 billion agriculture industry, according to N.C. State University economist Daniel Tregeagle, an extension expert in specialty crops.

Dec 8, 2020

2020 Tobacco Situation & Outlook

Bryant Spivey, Johnston County Extension Director, hosted Blake Brown's 2020 tobacco outlook.