The New Crop Comparison Tool Helps Farmers Evaluate Inputs and Determine What Crops to Grow
Washburn, Gatiboni and Everman all emphasized that managing costs will be particularly vital in 2022.
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.
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.
Extension Conference Resources Roundup
Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.
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.
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.
2020 Tobacco Situation & Outlook
Bryant Spivey, Johnston County Extension Director, hosted Blake Brown's 2020 tobacco outlook.
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.
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.
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.