New Fact Sheet Published on Wetlands Law
This publication provides an overview of the historical wetland trends in North Carolina, reviews the evolution and current status of wetland regulations and summarizes the potential impacts of climate change on wetlands in NC.
New Grant Will Explore the Economics of Hog, Poultry Manure Recycling Technologies
Working with other NC State researchers on a new environmental grant, Eric Edwards will assess the economic outcomes of manure recycling technologies.
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.
Around the Globe, Groundwater Requires Local Governance
Water is a precious resource and its needs to be managed accordingly.
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.
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.
Investment and Irrigation on an American Indian Reservation
A lack of access to investment capital on American Indian reservations limits more efficient use of water through sprinkler irrigation.