Extension

Aug 29, 2019

New Southeast Outlook and Situation

Read Blake Brown's analysis on the economic state of animal agriculture, crops, and government programs in our region.

Aug 12, 2019

Finding Attorneys, Banks, and Insurance Companies That Understand Hemp

We are aggregating a list of service providers that can assist you with coverage of your hemp business ventures.

Aug 1, 2019

Hemp Law 101: The Regulation of Industrial Hemp

Topics include: the legal history of hemp; the need to clarify laws for farmers, producers and consumers; the impact of the 2018 Farm Bill; and remaining limitations.

Jul 22, 2019

NC Farm School 2019, a Class to Remember

Check out this video of NC Farm School in the field as well as interviews with recent Farm School graduates.

Jul 12, 2019

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.

Jun 24, 2019

Mike Walden: Are ominous signs of a major economic downturn staring us in the face?

Some economists see indicators of an upcoming recession. Walden explains why this may, or may not, be the case.

Jun 24, 2019

Walden: Now is the Time to ask for a Raise

A long, slow growth of the economy is worrisome for those who wonder when it will end. Until then, NC State economist Mike Walden says, workers have the upper hand in a tight labor market.

Jun 19, 2019

Southern Farmers Reckon With Push to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age

Blake Brown, an economics professor at North Carolina State University’s cooperative extension, said T-21 marks the latest in a long line of threats that have chiseled into the once vibrant trade.

Apr 29, 2019

Experts Examine Future of Transportation in NC

The round table was sponsored by Guilford Technical Community College and North Carolina Railroad Co. The transcript was edited for brevity and clarity.

Apr 24, 2019

ARE Develops Tools for Planting Decisions that Helps Farmers, Lenders, and Agents

The information in this excel sheet comes from enterprise budgets and gives you info on crop input costs and expected revenue.