Water Resource Economics

Nov 8, 2021

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.

Oct 31, 2021

Extension Conference Resources Roundup

Sharing knowledge and research through an annual conference is an activity that makes the Cooperative Extension stronger.

Aug 25, 2021

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.

Jul 26, 2021

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.

Nov 28, 2020

Around the Globe, Groundwater Requires Local Governance

Water is a precious resource and its needs to be managed accordingly.

Aug 28, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

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.

Jun 16, 2020

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.

Mar 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

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.

Mar 18, 2020  |  Water Resource Economics

Agricultural Change in Wake County, NC: Climate and Development

Watch the presentation here on YouTube!

Feb 24, 2020

Adapting Ag to a Changing Climate (Franklin County, NC)

See Eric's presentation.