July's Agricultural Market Outlook
July 15, 2020
Mike Helmar provides an overview on how Nevada's economy has been affected by COVID-19 so far, and then gives some predictions on what it could look like in the coming months. He is joined by Malieka Bordigioni and Dr. Tom Harris.
An Update on Nevada's Agricultural Commodities during the Pandemic
July 13, 2020
Mike Helmar explains how Nevada's agricultural economy has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the presentation, he explores how commodities like alfalfa hay and dairy have been specifically impacted recently, and what their future could look like. He is joined by Malieka Bordigioni and Dr. Tom Harris.
What to Know about Hemp in 2020
July 7, 2020
Steve Foster, an Extension Educator Pershing County, gives a presentation about hemp and what its forecast could look like this year. He also discusses its place in agriculture, where it could be in the future, and what farmers need to know before they consider planting hemp. Foster is joined by Dr. Tom Harris, Mike Helmar, and Malieka Bordigioni.
Agricultural commodities and prices
July 1, 2020
Mike Helmar, from the University Center of Economic Development, returns to provide updates on how agricultural commodities and their prices have changed in the past weeks. He is joined by Dr. Tom Harris, Malieka Bordigioni, and Steve Foster.
State Tax Revenues Comparison: Nevada vs. Other Western States
June 15, 2020
Dr. Mehmet Tosun, a Professor of Economics and the Director of International Business programs at the University of Nevada, Reno, describes how state tax revenues in Nevada differ from those in other Western states. He also explains how Nevada's tax revenues have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. He is joined by Dr. Tom Harris.
How COVID-19 Affected Beef Processing & Dairy Markets
June 8, 2020
Dr. Scott Brown with the University of Missouri Extension presents how the beef processing and dairy markets have changed due to COVID-19. After his presentation, he takes questions from Dr. Tom Harris, Malieka Bordigioni, and Mike Helmar.
COVID-19 Impacts on Local Food Systems
May 28, 2020
Dr. Kynda Curtis, Professor and USU Extension Food/Ag Marketing Specialist at Utah State University, discusses how COVID-19 is impacting local food systems. Specifically, she discusses how smaller-scale farmers and ranchers have been impacted, consumer reactions, and how producers have pivoted in response to market forces. She provides resources for local food in Nevada, as well as possible policy changes that could be made to assist local farmers.
An Update on Livestock Commodity Prices
May 19, 2020
COVID-19 continues to alter the ag commodity markets, and for this week, University of Nevada Center for Economic Development researcher Malieka Bordigioni gives an update on livestock commodities.
Agriculture and Economic Trends
April 22, 2020
Dr. Tom Harris, Malieka Bordigioni and Mike Helmar talk about COVID-19 impacts on agriculture in Nevada, particularly supply chain issues, processors, and supply and demand of milk products.
Cattle, Hay and Dairy Economic Outlook for Western States
April 15, 2020
Shannon Neibergs, Extension Economist from the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University Extension, provides an economic outlook for agricultural products in Nevada in the wake of COVID-19.
Agricultural and economic outlook
April 8, 2020
Dr. Tom Harris, Mike Helmar, and Malieka Bordigioni discuss crop prices, supply chain disruption, what a recession could look like and what resources are available to small businesses and agricultural producers.