Stories From Mar 2021

Mar 29, 2021

NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start

With NC Farm School's help, two couples are turning their farmland into sustainable new businesses with the potential to grow agritourism.

Mar 29, 2021

Marne Coit Lauded for Teaching of Agriculture in Higher Education

Marne Coit, who has participated in DELTA's OCIP program and received QM certification for her agricultural law class, has been recognized by a prominent national group for her teaching efforts.

Mar 29, 2021

Hannah Smith: From ABM Transfer to Program Ambassador

Hannah Smith, Agricultural Business Management (ABM) student and Junior Ambassador, shares her path to CALS and why service as an Ambassador was right for her.

Mar 26, 2021

You Decide: Are We Looking at a Test of MMT?

Modern monetary theory looks to have a big test ahead of it. What questions is it looking to answer?

Mar 25, 2021

Economics Grad Mike Jones Receives Keller Award

Jones will be recognized at the virtual CALS Honors Celebration on April 29, 2021.

Mar 22, 2021

USDA’s Final Rule for Hemp Effective; Uncertainty Remains for NC’s Program

The USDA’s final hemp rule is now in effect, and but there’s still some uncertainty around what the changes will mean for North Carolina growers after the 2021 growing season.

Mar 19, 2021

N.C. ‘Economic Oracle’ to Retire This Month

Mike Walden is ending his 43-year NC State career, but he's planning to continue to explain complex economics issues and trends in North Carolina and beyond.

Mar 18, 2021

Farmland Challenges in a Fast-Growing State

North Carolina is losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. What does this mean for our state? And what's being done about it?

Mar 15, 2021

The State of Dairy 2021: Postcard from North Carolina

“Market uncertainty and continued, significant volatility in milk prices set us up for a year of tightening,” Dairy Extension Associate Brittany Whitmire said.

Mar 15, 2021

You Decide: Are There Costs to the New COVID Stimulus Bill?

With the passing of the new stimulus bill, what effects could we see unfold in the future?