Stories From May 2018

May 14, 2018

You Decide: Is There a Solution for the Generational Clash?

Today’s generational clash takes a different form, one which is resulting in a competition over public resources in states. It pits the fast-growing retirement generation with their need for health care against the young generation who depend on education to get ahead in the economy.

May 10, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: ABM Grad Carl Hollifield

I’ve been at NC State since 1997, and this really is a dream job. I get to come in every day for work at the university, get to make ice cream, and interact with students, faculty and staff. It could not be a better job for me and it is why I have been in the position for 15 years.

May 9, 2018

Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder finds that steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were caused largely by less expensive natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.

May 8, 2018

Economic Perspective: Income Challenges on the Farm

Farming is really now an international business, and so as a consequence we see big swings in farm income.

May 4, 2018

Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Awarded to Giguere

Dr. Christopher Scott Giguere was presented with the Carlson Outstanding Dissertation Award on May 4th, 2018.

May 4, 2018

Beghin and Goodwin on Farm Bill Panel in DC

ARE's Barry Goodwin and John Beghin participated in a panel discussing the 2018 Farm Bill at the American Enterprise Institute on May 3rd.

May 3, 2018

Van der Hoeven and Branan Team Up for Farm Succession Series

Guido van der Hoeven and Andrew Branan recently completed a series of workshops and educational consults for Green Fields Sandhills, a 501(c)3 with the mission to promote and support agriculture in Lee, Moore and Richmond counties, and supported by organizational partner Sandhills Area Land Trust.

May 2, 2018

Goodwin Wins Holladay Medal

Barry K. Goodwin received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence during the annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1.

May 1, 2018

ARE Principles of Salesmanship Class Partners with Fastenal

The Principles of Salesmanship class greatly benefited from a partnership with Fastenal.

May 1, 2018

You Decide: Should We Pay Amazon to Come to North Carolina?

If Amazon decides to come to North Carolina, an incentives package will be part of the deal.