Tobacco, Cotton and Peanuts

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.

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.

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.

Dec 8, 2020

2020 Tobacco Situation & Outlook

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

Nov 27, 2020

Potential Impacts of the 25 Percent Tariff Levied by the European Union and United Kingdom on U.S. Tobacco, Tobacco Products and Sweet Potatoes

A prolonged trade dispute could cause millions of dollars in lost value and will impact NC farmers, especially those that produce both sweet potatoes and tobacco, significantly.

Jun 19, 2019

Southern Farmers Reckon With Push to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age

Blake Brown, an economics professor at North Carolina State University’s cooperative extension, said T-21 marks the latest in a long line of threats that have chiseled into the once vibrant trade.

May 28, 2019

Federal lawmakers propose increasing tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21

Walden noted about 10,000 people across the state are employed in the industry, a number that has decreased as more manufacturers rely on automation.

Apr 30, 2019

ABM Alum Donny Lassiter Partners with Wrangler

The Lassiters are showcasing their conservation and stewardship efforts in partnership with Wrangler. In its “Rooted” program, Wrangler selects farmers who fit into the company’s broader commitment to sustainability under its We Care sustainability platform.