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December 2021

Dec 28, 2021

Clements Sets Precedent for Professional Development

Robin Clements' influence on the department's professional development program will be long lasting. 

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Dec 22, 2021

An Economic Solution to Crowding on Public Beaches

New research shows charging entrance fees at Gulf Coast beaches can reduce congestion. 

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Dec 22, 2021

Supply Chain Issues, Increased Wages and Inputs Pushing Pork Prices Up

Economists from Iowa State University, North Carolina State University and the National Pork Producers Council find pork prices, not industry profits, are rising. Find out why. 

Dec 21, 2021

Grain Market & Crop Budget Webinar Recording and Resources

NC State Extension has resources and professionals available to help predict the profitability by acre of various NC crops based on the current input prices. 

Dec 21, 2021

Thirty-Nine Grads Turn Their Tassels

About half of their college career was spent learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, but their persistence and hard work has paid off. Congratulations to the Class of 2021! 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Dec 20, 2021

You Decide: Is It Cheaper to Live In North Carolina?

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released cost-of-living numbers for the year 2019. How does North Carolina stack up to the country and neighboring states? 

Dec 15, 2021

Hendrickson Retires – Leaves Legacy of AGI Partnership and Study Abroad Opportunities

Melissa Hendrickson helped ABM and AGI students find success. She also broadened the horizons of many through her leadership on many memorable study abroad trips. 

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Dec 14, 2021

NC State Economist: An Update on North Carolina Solar Development and Decommission Policy

Take a look at the current solar energy capabilities in North Carolina and the developing plan for decommission and disposal that will be needed in the coming years. 

Dec 14, 2021

A Profitable 2022, But with a Caveat

Driving strong prices are low-ending stocks of wheat, corn, and soybeans below five-year averages. 

Dec 14, 2021

Forever Forward: Leading Entrepreneur Supports N.C. PSI to Advance Agriculture and Enhance Lives

Randy Canady is an Agricultural Business Management alum and business owner who is supporting the NC Plant Sciences Initiative. Find out why he thinks the NC PSI will solve some of today's agricultural problems.