Stories From 2022

Dec 2, 2022

You Decide: Is Economics About More Than Inflation and Jobs?

The economics world is vast, yet a few topics tend to dominate the discussion. What are some other key aspects of economics, and how do they affect you in everyday life?

Dec 1, 2022

New ABM Student Success Program Prioritizes Professional Development

The Agricultural Business Management Office of Student Mentoring aims to provide students with the guidance, resources and monitoring necessary to be competitive in the job market upon graduation. 

Dec 1, 2022

NC State Economist: The Economics of the Emerging PFAS Problem

Iain Burnett and Assistant Professor Eric Edwards discuss the societal benefits and costs of PFAS, and consider the future of their use and mitigation.

Nov 18, 2022

You Decide: Where Can We Cut Back?

When money is tight, people look for areas to cut back on their expenses to help stretch their dollars. What are some tactics and principles consumers should consider when looking at their finances?

Nov 17, 2022

Subsidies for Beginning Farmers: Should We Bet the Farm?

In a new report for the American Enterprise Institute, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Barry Goodwin discussed the concerns regarding the increased average age of principal farm owners.

Nov 10, 2022

Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back

Josh Monahan's 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly. In addition to donating to food banks, the CALS alumnus has a new partnership with NC State University that benefits student scholarships.

Nov 4, 2022

You Decide: Is Manufacturing Making a Comeback?

North Carolina used to host a booming manufacturing economy that waned with the growth of international trade. Are there signs of the tides shifting again?

Nov 2, 2022

Graduate Student Spotlight: Yanning Zhang

A Q&A with Yanning Zhang, Ph.D. student and Jenkins Fellow in the Economics Graduate Program at NC State University.

Nov 1, 2022

ABM Alumnus Helps Introduce New Tobacco Crop in North Carolina

Jimbo Eggleston has helped farmers start growing Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco in North Carolina and Virginia through his role as a leaf buyer at Hail & Cotton.

Oct 21, 2022

You Decide: If Inflation Subsides, is Everything OK?

Inflation weighs on everyone's minds right now. What do the recent fluctuations mean for now, and the coming years?