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Jan 24, 2019
USDA Farm Service Agency Reopens for More Services
Rod Rejesus encourages all growers in NC to visit their local FSA offices to avail of services they need in order to prepare for the upcoming season.
Nov 27, 2018
Goodwin Co-Authors "Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the US Farm Bill"
The 2018 Farm Bill, if passed, will set US farm policy for the next 5 years and cost some US $87 billion annually. Some of this spending will go toward the US farm safety net, which includes price and income support programs, conservation programs, and crop insurance.
Dec 4, 2018
New Study Discusses "An Illiquid Market in the Desert"
In northern Chile’s Antofagasta Desert, perhaps the driest region in the world, water allocation is contentious. In a study that comes out this month, we examine how markets for water rights have been regulated via trade restrictions to protect environmental and cultural amenities.
Nov 14, 2018
NCCE Conference 2018: Worskshop for Farm Business Economics
Agricultural and Resource Economics area experts gave a presentation on business economics on November 14th, 2018 at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Conference.