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.
America’s Sugar ‘Cartel’
American sugar production is highly subsidized by the US government, Beghin explains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.