Stories From Jan 2021

Jan 3, 2021

Farming: A Risky Business and How Research and Extension Address Risk

Agricultural risk is a given in farming. How do land-grant universities contribute through research and extension?

Jan 3, 2021

Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Renewable Energy

A recent study shows that high energy demand can cause congestion which limits the environmental benefit of the wind energy.

Jan 3, 2021

Veterans with a New Mission

Many veterans are interested in farming. NC State Extension is providing the tools and resources needed to make their entrance into agriculture successful.

Jan 3, 2021

You Decide: Can We Begin to Close the Urban/Rural Divide in 2021?

In 2021, could we be on the verge of some major policy, technological and preference changes that would finally begin to close the prosperity gap between urban and rural locations?

Jan 3, 2021

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The work can help target renewable energy investments where they can do the most good.

Jan 3, 2021

USDA Announces National Teaching Awards; Treme Recognized for the Region

Julianne's hard work and dedication continue to pay off. Her most recent early-career recognition is the 2020 Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences from the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities.

Jan 3, 2021

Local Food Systems and Covid-19: A Nimble Pivot Toward Shorter Supply Chains

The local foods market rebounded from COVID-19 by meeting customer needs during a challenging time.

Jan 1, 2021

You Decide: Where Will the Jobs Be?

As we move into the new year, where do economists see the greatest areas of growth in the job sector?