AgCarolina to host economic update sessions

Published 10:21 pm Sunday, October 29, 2017

RALEIGH — AgCarolina Farm Credit announces the member-owned cooperative will host agricultural economic update sessions in Williamston and Rocky Mount Dec. 7 and 8, respectively.

AgCarolina is pleased to present Dr. Blake Brown, Hugh C. Kiger professor and extension economist in agricultural and resource economics at North Carolina State University, as the leader of the discussion about the current and future trends in agriculture economics.

Two separate events are scheduled to offer the opportunity for maximum attendance. A dinner event will be held Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Sen. Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center in Williamston. A lunch event will be held Dec. 8 at noon in Brown Auditorium on the campus of Nash Community College in Rocky Mount.

RSVPs are requested by Nov. 29 to, or by calling 919-250-9500, ext. 393.

“Volatility is a staple of the agriculture industry with regard to supply and demand of our various commodities,” states AgCarolina President and CEO Dave Corum. “Providing opportunities for our members and the agriculture community to interact with experts in agricultural economics reveals AgCarolina Farm Credit’s commitment to customer and employee education. Dr. Blake Brown helps our members understand the current economic environment, as well as provides a glimpse into the future as they make plans for their operations.”