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March 2020

Mar 31, 2020

NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and routines. To help North Carolinians adjust to this “new normal,” NC State Extension has launched the Extension COVID-19 Resources Portal. 

Students use facilities at Nelson Hall. Photo by Marc Hall

Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19: Locating and Registering Health Care Powers of Attorney

Health care powers of attorney are key documents in any family preparedness portfolio. 

Mar 31, 2020

Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk? Evidence From the Crop Insurance Biotech Endorsement

Goodwin and Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances. 

Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Holographic Wills: A Backstop if You Can’t Get to a Lawyer

During uncertain times you may find yourself feeling anxious about not having a will, or concerned about an old will that does not satisfy your current property disposition wishes. If meeting with an attorney is not currently an option, you can create a legal backstop in the form of a handwritten will, known as a holographic will. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 30, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Economy Change After the Virus Crisis?

Society tends to change after crises. How could our society change after this one has passed? 

sweet potatoes in crate

Mar 30, 2020

New: 2020 Sweet Potato Enterprise Budget

Enterprise budgets help NC growers make informed planting and budgeting decisions for their operations. 

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

Mar 19, 2020

Economic Perspective: Potential Government Responses to the Coronavirus

There are a few tactics being discussed as to how the government can respond to the coronavirus. What are they, and what are they implications? 


Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad trip cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students said it's a learning experience they will never forget. 

cows being milked

Mar 17, 2020

State of the Dairy 2020: Southeast: At a Crossroads

ARE Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire explains the current status of the dairy market in North Carolina and describes the mood as "tempered hopefulness." 


Mar 17, 2020

Poultry Ownership and Child Diarrhea: a Partnership to Assess and Reduce Disease Impact

While raising poultry provides income and nutrition, there is also risk of illness when kept in near proximity to young children.