Stories From 2020

Oct 20, 2020

University Virtual Commencement – Dec. 4

NC State University will celebrate the class of 2020 with our first-ever virtual commencement on December 4. During the ceremony we will honor the graduates of spring, summer, and fall 2020. Be part of the ceremony by sharing your photos and videos by October 30. Learn more on the website.

Oct 20, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Wheat Marketing and Weed Control

Join us online for Part 2 of our “Wheat Production Series” on Nov. 6, from 8 to 9 a.m. NC State Extension specialists will be providing the latest information for you on crop marketing and weed control.

Oct 19, 2020

Agricultural Business Management Alumna Feeds the Demand for Local Foods

“I was confident in NC State and what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I rolled the dice a little bit, and I’m so glad that I did. My life would not be the same without attending NC State.”

Oct 19, 2020

Jose “Pepe” Calderon Markets Sweet Potatoes Internationally

Calderon participated in the 2020 Executive Farm Management Program. “They promote it as a boot camp, and I totally agree with that. It’s very intensive, with a lot of good information,” he says.

Oct 19, 2020

Risk and Resilience

North Carolina farmers have faced significant stress in recent years, and COVID-19 has made matters worse. Nick Piggott provides context on market risk in relation to the many everyday risks farmers are facing from adverse weather to the pandemic and more.

Oct 12, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Virus Affect Economic Development?

What sort of impacts can the response to the virus crisis have on the future state economy?

Oct 12, 2020

North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.

Oct 1, 2020

Economic Perspective: Jobs In the Next Decade

What does the Bureau of Labor Statistics outlook on the job market for the next 10 years look like?

Sep 30, 2020

Master’s In Economics Virtual Info Sessions

Many master’s degree students enter the job market following graduation and gain employment as consultants, analysts and researchers in private industry and government while others pursue additional graduate work at NC State or other respected universities.

Sep 25, 2020

You Decide: Recession, Recovery Or Something Else?

Economic recovery from crises can take many forms. What shape to economists the current recovery will take?