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.
Pork Industry Braces for Catastrophic Costs to Implement Proposition 12
An analysis by Barry Goodwin predicts dramatic changes—including the loss of small farms and further consolidation of the industry—as a result of Proposition 12 compliance costs.
Comparing Apples to Oysters
An interview with Agricultural Business Management freshman Aaron Corn showed that farmers and fishers have much in common in the way of obstacles and opportunities.
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.
Insurance: Overview of Crop, Liability and Property Insurance Options
Watch Andrew Branan and Rod Rejesus provide current information about insurance options for the farm.
NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start
NC Farm School, offered by NC State University, helps get farms off to a solid start.
A Cleaner Future for Energy on Federal Lands
One of the first things President Biden did when he assumed office was issue an executive order placing a moratorium on the sale of any new leases for oil and gas on federal land—at least until the Department of the Interior completes a review of climate impacts. What does that mean and how will it affect our national parks and lands?
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.
Around the Globe, Groundwater Requires Local Governance
Water is a precious resource and its needs to be managed accordingly.
Potential Impacts of the 25 Percent Tariff Levied by the European Union and United Kingdom on U.S. Tobacco, Tobacco Products and Sweet Potatoes
A prolonged trade dispute could cause millions of dollars in lost value and will impact NC farmers, especially those that produce both sweet potatoes and tobacco, significantly.