Stories From May 2021
Phillips Shines During the Pandemic; Now a University Outstanding Teacher
While most people developed a new pandemic work-wardrobe, Jonathan says he still dressed professionally during the pandemic because he was always on Zoom calls with students. That's just one example out of many of Jonathan's dedication to students.
An Interview with Wally Thurman on his Retirement
Read what Wally has planned for retirement and his reflections on his career at NC State.
New Research Measures Economic Losses from Further Declines in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University and Duke University have published a report that estimates the market and nonmarket economic losses from declines in submerged aquatic vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary.
Promising Research Directions for Measuring the Economic Benefits of Soil Health
Showing long-term private and public economic benefits from farming practices that boost soil health and make farms more resilient could increase the number of farmers willing to utilize cover crops and practice no-till methods.
Economic Impact of Shellfish Aquaculture Surpasses Wild Harvest for First Time
New research has found that North Carolina’s shellfish industry provides over $27 million in economic impact and 532 jobs in the state.
You Decide: Should North Carolina Follow California or Texas?
As North Carolina continues to grow, what lessons can be drawn from larger state economies about potential paths forward?
Ambassador Spotlight: Lauren Hunley
Lauren's work as an ambassador helped other students access opportunities in the Agricultural Business Management program that she had been using to build her professional network.
Locally-Sourced Foods Gaining Popularity
Daniel Tregeagle explained recent trends in the local foods market on Good Day Charlotte.
You Decide: Will the Roaring 20s Come Back?
What can we glean looking to the economy of the Roaring 20s, and how does it compare to a potentially oncoming economy?