Stories From Jan 2021
Kathryn Boys Named University Faculty Scholar
Kathryn will carry the title for the duration of her faculty appointment at NC State. Congratulations Kathryn!
You Decide: What’s the Real Unemployment Rate?
When calculating the real unemployment rate what exactly are people looking at?
Panel Discusses Farming’s Future Under the 117th Congress and Biden Administration
The impact of a new administration will have an effect on agricultural topics such as hemp, the Farm Bill, and international trade. Legal analysts try to predict how the Biden Administration will react to current issues in the industry.
Specialty Crops in 2020: COVID-19 and Other Challenges
Daniel Tregeagle highlights the impact of COVID-19 on specialty crops and shares results from a recent survey of caneberry growers.
Swine Nuisance: Branan Discusses Recent 4th Circuit Opinion in McKiver v. Murphy Brown
The reasoning provided by the case is a good guide as to how future nuisance suits would be handled under the amended Right to Farm law.
What’s Up With N.C. Hemp
Marne Coit provided a legal perspective in this podcast about the hemp industry in North Carolina.
You Decide: What’s the Future of Retailing?
Seeing the growth of e-commerce this past decade, what could the industry look like in the coming one?
NC State Alum Jonathan Phillips Earns CALS Outstanding Teacher Award for 2020-2021
Jonathan Phillips teaches classes for Agricultural Business Management students as well as students enrolled in the Ag Institute.
The Economic Outlook for Businesses
What is the economic outlook for businesses in 2021?
Measuring Agricultural Trade Costs: Findings and Recommendations
Heidi Schweizer and John Beghin offer suggestions for reducing the financial burdens associated with international trade.