Policy and Regulations
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.
Breaking Down CFAP 2.0
This article explains CFAP payments for livestock, dairy and poultry.
In the Water-Scarce American West, Tribal Water Rights Play an Important Role
Native American tribes play an under-recognized in the allocation of water as they legally define their water rights through negotiated settlements with neighboring water users.
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.
Hemp Update: DEA Adds Requirements to Interim Final Rule
The Drug Enforcement Administration offered a new interpretation of measuring THC in processed hemp products.
Pork, Pandemics and Politics: U.S. Agricultural Trade with China
In a year of volatile markets and culminating trade agreements, what can we expect from U.S. exports to China of agricultural products? If the past few months are any indicator, we may need to expect the unexpected.
What Happens When Pilot Program Expires: A Closer Look at USDA’s Rule
North Carolina's supply chain is slated to end on October 20, 2020. Find out what will happen if NC's hemp industry has to follow new rules.
Webinar for Woodland Owners – Land Ownership, Liability and the Law
Andrew Branan presented on the legal aspects of forest ownership.
NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)
Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.
How Do You Determine Demand for Water Quality Improvements when Monetary Resources are Scarce?
New research in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene analyzes the willingness to pay for in-home water filtration in rural northern Ghana.