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June 2019

Jun 28, 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. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jun 26, 2019

You Decide: Recession – Yes or No?

Are there signs pointing towards a future recession for the United States? 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Jun 25, 2019

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? 

Jun 24, 2019

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. 

Jun 24, 2019

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. 

Jun 24, 2019

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. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Jun 20, 2019

Economic Perspective: The New Workplace

The modern workplace is changing from what the traditional sense. What's behind these changes? 

Jun 17, 2019

Coit and Post Teach First Industrial Hemp Class at NC State

The inaugural class gave students the knowledge they need to become hemp entrepreneurs. 

Jun 14, 2019

NCSFMRA Summer Tour Highlights

This year's tour took place on June 10th in the greater Columbia, SC area. 

Students in a classroom

Jun 11, 2019

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.