The three related sub-categories are Agricultural Law, Environmental Law and Energy Law, which are three distinct topics that often intersect in the realm of farming, forestry, recreational, and other uses of land.
Environmental and Land Use Law Presentation – ARE Extension Conference November 17, 2020
Insurance: Rejesus and Branan Overview Crop, Liability and Property Insurance Options
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Agricultural Law focuses on laws related to the production and commerce of farm products in all its forms.
Environmental Law concerns regulating the potential risks to human health, soil, water, air, ecosystem processes, and wildlife and fish arising from human activity, particularly farming, forestry or industrial use of land.
Energy Law addresses two broad categories of discussion, the legal principles concerning the exploration for, access to, and the production of energy, and how our legal system regulates the provision and distribution of the energy needed for agricultural and forestry operations.
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Mar 23, 2022
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.
Feb 9, 2022
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.
Feb 28, 2022
North Carolina Farms Grapple with Labor Shortages
Even with a growing dependence on migrant labor, there still is not enough workers to fill farm jobs across North Carolina.
Dec 14, 2021
NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy
Take a look at the current solar energy capabilities in North Carolina and the developing plan for decommission and disposal in the coming years.