Agricultural Policy & Farm Bill

Nov 14, 2018

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.

Sep 18, 2018

America’s Sugar ‘Cartel’

American sugar production is highly subsidized by the US government, Beghin explains.

Aug 27, 2018

Branan Discusses PACA with Sweet Potato Growers

Andrew Branan, Extension Assistant Professor (of law), briefed grower and packer members of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission on the accounts receivable protections available to farmers under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

Aug 10, 2018

The Fate of Industrial Hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill

Industrial hemp in NC is a hot topic! Read Dr. Marne Coit's analysis of the laws on production.

Aug 6, 2018

2019 Executive Farm Management Program Registration is Now Open

Do you want to grow your business? Don't delay, register today for our 2019 program.

Aug 6, 2018

Agriculture in Forsyth County remains important, but farmers still struggle

“As all local pricing is done using futures prices, and so soybean farmers in Forsyth County will also be impacted by any changes we see in soybean futures due to the tariffs,” Piggott said.

Jul 10, 2018

Walden: How Would Ending NAFTA Impact the North Carolina Economy?

If efforts to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) fail, there is a possibility the trade pact will be ended. If NAFTA is terminated, what would be the likely impacts on economic production and employment in North Carolina?

May 4, 2018

Beghin and Goodwin on Farm Bill Panel in DC

ARE's Barry Goodwin and John Beghin participated in a panel discussing the 2018 Farm Nill at the American Enterprise Institute on May 3rd.

Apr 19, 2018  |  Uncategorized

House Ag Committee Version of the 2018 Farm Bill Released

The two versions of the Bill are then to be reconciled through a Conference Committee (and will need to pass through both legislative Chambers), prior to going to the President for his signature.