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Farms, Food and You

Issues in agriculture affect not just farmers. They influence our lives every day. Explore these issues with NC State University experts and others with ties to agriculture and food-related industries in North Carolina and beyond.

The Quest for Net Zero

On this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, Joe Sagues explains the ins and outs of carbon capture and the potential it holds for farmers, entrepreneurs and society in general.

Man in a research lab
Joe Sagues conducts research on using biological systems to sequester carbon. Photo by Becky Kirkland

$95.9 Billion

Food, fiber and forestry industries contribute over $95.9 billion annually to North Carolina’s economy. That’s 16% of the state’s $592 billion gross state product, according to “Agriculture and Agribusiness: North Carolina’s Number One Industry.”