Stories From Jun 2018

Jun 28, 2018

Economic Perspective: Non-Compete Contracts

How pervasive are non-compete contracts in our society, and what impact do they have on workers?

Jun 25, 2018  |  Extension

Discover NC Dairy Debut

Discover NC Dairy is a virtual dairy farm tour that will soon be available for dairy producers, extension agents and agricultural educators from NC State Extension.  The video kiosk version had its maiden voyage at the 90th annual NC FFA Convention in Raleigh on June 19-20, 2018. 

Jun 25, 2018

ARE Attends 90th FFA Convention

This year ARE was represented at the Career Show and Expo by student services assistant Taylor Knittel who communicated with FFA advisers and students about opportunities in agricultural business management.

Jun 22, 2018

You Decide: What Should Be Done About Income Inequality?

The gap in income inequality has been steadily climbing over the years. What factors into this gap, and is there anything that can be done to lessen it?

Jun 21, 2018

Undergrad Students Present Food Research

Three exceptional ARE students presented research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Jun 21, 2018

Economic Perspective: The Next Recession

After a recent survey, when do members of the National Association of Business Economists think the next recession could be?

Jun 19, 2018

Piggott Gives Radio Talk on NC Livestock Grain Deficit

Tune in to minute 16 to hear Nick Piggott discuss the impact of importing feed for NC livestock production.

Jun 19, 2018

Branan Provides Ag. Law Perspective to Hog Nuisance Trial Analysis

“What the plaintiffs did in their complaint was lay out factually how the farmer in these arrangements doesn’t really do enough to be found liable for damages,” North Carolina State University ag and environmental law professor Andrew Branan said.

Jun 15, 2018

Walden: Decision to Open Harris Teeters at Former Kroger Locations is About Branding

Mike Walden said the conversion of certain stores from Kroger to Harris Teeter may be about specific locations and competitors as well as a changing client base.

Jun 15, 2018

Economic Perspective: Alternative Unemployment Rates

The unemployment rate is often cited as a measure of economic health, but did you know there are multiple ways of measuring a society’s unemployment?