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Sep 27, 2021
New Extension Fact Sheets Published on Farm Liability
N.C. Cooperative Extension has published two new fact sheets regarding a farm operator’s or landowner’s liability for injuries to the public on and off the farm.
Aug 2, 2021
Bacon May Disappear in California as Pig Rules Take Effect
Barry Goodwin, an economist at North Carolina State University, estimated the extra costs at 15% more per animal for a farm with 1,000 breeding pigs.
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.