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.
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.
Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers
Farmers are adjusting to the way climate change affects crop yield.
Bee Colony Collapse and Market Adaptation
ARE's Wally Thurman and co-authors Randal Rucker and Michael Burgett assess the effects, or lack thereof, of colony collapse on agricultural markets and pollination fees.
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.
The Sustainable Management of Privately-Owned US Forests
An article published in Agricultural and Research Technology analyzed the population of woodland owners and made suggestions for extension outreach best practices.
ABM Alum Donny Lassiter Partners with Wrangler
The Lassiters are showcasing their conservation and stewardship efforts in partnership with Wrangler. In its “Rooted” program, Wrangler selects farmers who fit into the company’s broader commitment to sustainability under its We Care sustainability platform.