Stories From Jul 2018

Jul 24, 2018

Economic Perspective: The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike

How does the recent hike in the interest rate play into the mission of the Federal Reserve, and what potential outcomes from the move exist?

Jul 24, 2018

Video Profile: Reggie Strickland

Seventh-generation farmer Reggie Strickland says that NC State invested in him, and he's happy to give back in any way he can - especially by helping students.

Jul 23, 2018

ARE Road Trip Down East

ARE students, faculty, staff and other ag-vocates boarded a bus bright and early on Tuesday, June 26th to visit three farming operations in Columbia, NC, located in Tyrrell County in the Northeastern area of the state.

Jul 20, 2018

You Decide: Is There a New Debate Over Capitalism Vs. Socialism?

The way a country shapes it's economy molds it's future. What are the pros and cons of different economies, and what impacts can they have?

Jul 18, 2018

AgPack Strong: A Family Affair

Jeremiah is an AGI alum and Jessica majored in poultry science and minored in agribusiness management and animal science.

Jul 17, 2018

Take a Farm Tour with Ag Institute Alumni James Sharp

James Sharp is an Ag Institute grad in Agribusiness Management and owner of Fresh-Pik Produce. Check out where a Think and Do attitude led him.

Jul 17, 2018

Economic Perspective: Will Kids Earn More Than Their Parents?

A staple of the American dream was that the next generation would earn more than their parents, but does that adage still ring true?

Jul 16, 2018

Grennes: There’s No Way to Win a Trade War

There are no signs of an end to this tariff war. When will both sides recognize that interfering with voluntary trade is harmful to both parties? Trade wars are lose-lose propositions.

Jul 12, 2018

Student Spotlight: Katelyn Honeycutt

Double-majoring in Ag Education and Ag Business Management during the school year and interning this summer at AgCarolina Farm Credit this summer - Katelyn Honeycutt is doing great things!

Jul 11, 2018

Student Spotlight: Courtney Thornton

ABM major Courtney Thornton shares details about her internship experience at AgCarolina Farm Credit.