Ag Allies: Latest Developments in Trade (November 30)
North Carolina growers, retailers, and manufacturers have all been directly impacted by trade in recent years. The next session in NC Chamber’s Ag Allies series will feature commodity trade leaders who will discuss past trade deals with China and other countries, ongoing issues in trade, and how this will impact the future of our state’s agriculture and agribusiness sector. Join us on Nov. 30 for an interactive webinar: “Ag Allies: Latest Developments in Trade” to gain insight into international trade topics, including market data, pricing trends, and supply chain challenges pertaining to tobacco, pork, and other commodities. Register here.
Ag Allies: Landscape-Shifting Legal Developments (August 18)
The next session in NC Chamber’s Ag Allies webinar series shared insights with North Carolina’s agribusiness and food community on recent legal developments and their impact on the sector. Topics included Proposition 12 litigation, Pacific Legal Institute’s win, and an update on the NC Right to Farm law. Session concluded with Q&A. Watch here.
Ag Allies : Forces Behind the Future of Food and Why It Matters to Your Business (May 18)
The development of sustainable food systems — producing, processing, transporting, and consuming food — has taken a center stage for business leaders and communities worldwide. In addition to North Carolina’s robust agriculture industry, our state’s animal processing and manufacturing sector is the second-largest in the nation. This webinar, presented in collaboration with Melissa San Miguel, Head of Americas and Policy at Red Flag, provided attendees with an overview of the driving forces behind shaping the landscape of food manufacturing, and how it might impact their business. Topics included trends influencing food systems, snapshot and goals of the UN Food Systems Summit, and policy and regulatory predictions. Session concluded with Q&A. Watch here.
Ag Allies: Weather Outlook and Fertilizer Trends (April 13)
With the rapid rise in global population and continuous changes in the climate, the agribusiness industry has been under a significant pressure, particularly in navigating demands on sustainable food production. To equip leaders in our state’s vital sector with the latest predictions and market indicators to help inform their business strategy, the NC Chamber partnered with Nutrien, an innovator in agriculture, on a webinar: “Ag Allies: Weather Outlook and Fertilizer Trends.” Topics covered weather outlook with forecast tools and resources, and a snapshot of global fertilizer pricing and commodity markets, including China’s impact on grain and fertilizer. Attendees had an opportunity to ask questions on issues impacting their business. Watch here.