Climate Change and Agriculture
Agriculture is, of course, affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, and that makes it vulnerable to climate change. Experts discuss how climate changes affects North Carolina ag, how ag affects climate change, and how the industry can help address it.
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.
The Contribution of Wild-Caught Seafood to NC’s Economy
New research has found that North Carolina's wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides 5,500 jobs and nearly $300 million to the state's gross domestic product.
New Research Reveals Growing Economic Impact of NC Seafood
New research has found that North Carolina’s wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides 5,500 jobs and nearly $300 million to the state’s gross domestic product. In addition, demand for that seafood is strong, with North Carolinians willing to pay more for local fare over foreign products.
The Economics of Coastal Wastewater Treatment and Climate
Eric Edwards presented a virtual talk for the UNC Water Resources Research Institute on The Economics of Improving Coastal Wastewater Treatment Under a Changing Climate.