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August 2017

Aug 31, 2017

Another Successful Camp Resources hosted by CEnREP

Camp XXIV’s a wrap!  Wind and rain did not deter attendance at the 24th annual Camp Resources!  The workshop was hosted by CEnREP’s Director and Associate Director, Laura Taylor and Roger von Haefen,… 

Aug 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?

Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this? 

Aug 29, 2017

CALS Tailgate is Just Around the Corner!

Join us for CALS Tailgate before the Wolfpack home opener against Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 9. In a family-friendly atmosphere, Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the College of Agriculture… 

CALS Alum Leigh Hammond

Aug 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat

CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps. 

Aug 21, 2017

Economic Perspective: E-Commerce and Retailing

A greater share of the sales market today takes place online. How has the shift from retail stores affected the employment opportunities? 

Aug 18, 2017

Dr. Harrison Fell’s Research on U.S. Emissions Mentioned in Washington Post

Dr. Harrison Fell, ARE professor and environmental economist, was mentioned in an article in the Washington Post on August 11th discussing the Trump administration’s energy policy. His research article on… 

Aerial of Memorial Belltower and surrounding buildings on campus.

Aug 18, 2017

You Decide: What Explains Rising College Costs?

New students face many challenges, primary among them being the matter of money. What’s the cause of rising tuitions, and what are the methods for dealing with the issue being discussed? 

Aug 14, 2017

Economic Perspective: What Are Recessionary Signals?

Everyone wants to know when the next recession is coming. Are there some signals to be on the look out for? 

Aug 11, 2017

Hans Binswanger, Highly Respected Economist and NC State Alumnus, Passed Away August 4th, 2017

Hans Binswanger (NC State University, Ph.D, 1973) passed away on August 4, 2017. Our Cornell colleague, Professor Prabhu Pingali, who worked extensively with Hans wrote the obituary shown below. Hans Binswanger (1943-2017):… 

Aug 8, 2017

Guido van der Hoeven Elected to Represent the United States by the International Farm Management Association

During the International Farm Management Association’s (IFMA) 21st Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, Guido van der Hoeven was elected, by the USA delegation, to represent the United States on the Executive…