Agricultural Law

Sep 8, 2020

Webinar Recording Available: Transition at End of NC Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

As North Carolina's pilot program is set to expire, how will hemp growers need to adjust to stay in the business? Listen to ARE Extension's Marne Coit and Paul Adams from the NCDA&CS explain what growers can anticipate.

Jul 8, 2020

What Happens When Pilot Program Expires: A Closer Look at USDA’s Rule

North Carolina's supply chain is slated to end on October 20, 2020. Find out what will happen if NC's hemp industry has to follow new rules.

Jun 30, 2020

Webinar for Woodland Owners – Land Ownership, Liability and the Law

Andrew Branan presented on the legal aspects of forest ownership.

Jun 16, 2020

NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)

Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.

Jun 11, 2020

Coit: Action Needed for North Carolina’s Hemp Program

As we approach the October 31, 2020 deadline when all state pilot programs are set to expire, North Carolina (NC) faces a unique challenge in terms of how to proceed with its hemp program.

Mar 13, 2020

COVID-19: NC Court Offices to Remain Open, Hearing and Trial Dates Continued Minimum 30 Days

Most pending superior and district court matters - including calendared hearings and trials - will be continued at least thirty (30) days, with limited exceptions. 

Jan 9, 2020

Branan and Chatham County Sheriff Discuss Loose Livestock

It is important for both law enforcement and livestock owners to be informed of the legal ramifications of loose livestock.

Oct 21, 2019

Branan: NCTTF Grant Announcement

Andrew Branan will receive funds from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund to develop a land management and succession planning guide.

Oct 10, 2019

Branan Discusses Employment Law Issues at Carolina Meat Conference

See Andrew's presentation on farm labor at animal operations.

Oct 8, 2019

NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers

ARE contributes to student education on hemp production and markets, conducts legal analysis of hemp regulation, and provides hemp-related extension services through its specialists and the Executive Farm Management program.