Stories From Nov 2018
Economic Perspective: Are Starter Homes a Thing of the Past?
Historically, there was a path in home buying that began with the starter home, but are young people still following that path?
Student Spotlight: Charles Eason’s Internships
Eason's Agricultural Business Management classes gave him the technical crop science knowledge and business and financial foundations to succeed and grow through each internship.
Returning Farmer Benefits from NC Farm School
Farming is a risky business and it’s hard work, but it also has its benefits. Take a look at what our NC Farm School can offer you, from helping develop a business plan to adding a new enterprise.
Goodwin Co-Authors “Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the US Farm Bill”
The 2018 Farm Bill, if passed, will set US farm policy for the next 5 years and cost some US $87 billion annually. Some of this spending will go toward the US farm safety net, which includes price and income support programs, conservation programs, and crop insurance.
Whitmire Awarded at NCCE Conference
N.C. Cooperative Extension honored outstanding employees and county-based teams on November 15 at the 2018 Extension State Conference awards dinner.
You Decide: Are Our Taxes Fair and Our Spending Effective?
With two new studies out about taxes and tax spending across the nation, Mike Walden breaks down where North Carolina falls among the rest.
Economic Perspective: Underemployed College Grads
Most students attend college to land jobs that require degrees, but what percentage of their first jobs require a degree? Mike Walden looks at a study that sheds some light on the question.
Student Spotlight: Will Eberwien
ABM student Will Eberwein has used internships not only to get his foot in the door but to land a job offer with Butterball, the largest producer of turkey products in the US.
Bullen: Steps to Turn a Farm Dream into Reality
Gary Bullen, Farm Management Extension Associate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, presented "Planning for Success: Steps to Turn a Farm Dream to a Reality" at the NCCE Conference on Friday, November 16th, 2008.
ARE Entrepreneurship: The Perfect Pitch
In the ARE Entrepreneurship Program, hopeful student entrepreneurs must build a business pitch that stands up to investor scrutiny.