Stories From Jun 2019
Class Trip to the Port of Wilmington – A Student’s Perspective
During the spring semester, ARE instructor Kathryn Boys headed east with her international trade class. One student, Loni Askew, tells us what they saw and what they learned.
You Decide: Recession – Yes or No?
Are there signs pointing towards a future recession for the United States?
Economic Perspective: Is Moving to a City Always Successful?
Does moving to a big city in search of higher paying jobs and greater opportunities always pay off?
Mike Walden: Are Ominous Signs of a Major Economic Downturn Staring Us in the Face?
Some economists see indicators of an upcoming recession. Walden explains why this may, or may not, be the case.
Discover NC Dairy 360° VR Headsets Project Update
Agent training sessions were held in Mills River, Statesville and Raleigh. Brittany Whitmire (ARE) and Dr. Shannon Davidson (ANS), both NCSU Extension, partnered with the NC Pork Council and The Dairy Alliance to deliver these workshops. Results of the VR program will be shared and discussed at the Extension conference in October.
Walden: Now is the Time to Ask for a Raise
A long, slow growth of the economy is worrisome for those who wonder when it will end. Until then, NC State economist Mike Walden says, workers have the upper hand in a tight labor market.
Economic Perspective: The New Workplace
The modern workplace is changing from what the traditional sense. What's behind these changes?
Coit and Post Teach First Industrial Hemp Class at NC State
The inaugural class gave students the knowledge they need to become hemp entrepreneurs.
NCSFMRA Summer Tour Highlights
This year's tour took place on June 10th in the greater Columbia, SC area.
ARE Establishes PackTrac Partnership with Robeson Community College
We hear from many of our students, “It’s not important where you start, but where you finish,” and our transfer students finish strong – often out-performing many of our traditional 4-year students.