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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.


Climate Change and Agriculture

Affected greatly by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, agriculture is vulnerable to climate change. Experts discuss how climate changes affects North Carolina agriculture, how agriculture affects climate change, and how the industry can help address it.

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News About Farms, Food and You

Dee Shore, the host of Farms, Food and You, will retire soon, but the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences plans to continue to produce the podcast. Check back soon to learn what’s next. And, as always, thanks for listening!

$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.”