NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy
Take a look at the current solar energy capabilities in North Carolina and the developing plan for decommission and disposal in the coming years.
Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts
Researchers take a historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers' responses to drought in the U.S.
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.
Around the Globe, Groundwater Requires Local Governance
Water is a precious resource and its needs to be managed accordingly.
North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.
Webinar for Woodland Owners – Land Ownership, Liability and the Law
Andrew Branan presented on the legal aspects of forest ownership.
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.
Another Casualty of Climate Change? Recreational Fishing
Econometric research from ARE's Roger von Haefen and Oregon State's Steven Dundas show an adverse affect on recreation participation, specifically fishing, during extreme heat.