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March 2023

Laura Schumacher

Mar 30, 2023

Graduate Student Spotlight: Laura Schumacher

An upcoming graduate of the NC State Master of Economics program, Laura Schumacher has used her passion for climate change solutions to excel in her studies. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Mar 24, 2023

You Decide: Where’s the Job Market Headed?

Economist Mike Walden shares which jobs are on the rise and which are declining, and how new technologies like robots and artificial intelligence play a role. 

Raleigh

Mar 23, 2023

How Much Open Space Does an Urban Area Need?

Around 97% of all metropolitan areas in the United States have insufficient open space, according to a new study published in the┬áJournal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. 

Tractor at a cover crop conference in North Carolina.

Mar 21, 2023

Study: Cover Crops Help Mitigate Farmer Losses

Results suggest cover crops can keep soil drier and healthier, allowing Midwestern farmers to plant cash crops after flooding. 

Barry Goodwin

Mar 20, 2023

Barry Goodwin Ranks in Top 500 of Economics and Finance Scientists

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Barry Goodwin was listed as a top scientist in the field of economics and finance for 2023 by Research.com. 

plants

Mar 13, 2023

Adopting More Soil Conserving Practices Can Reduce Crop Insurance Costs

A new article for Farm Journal Magazine cites a recent study by ARE faculty Rod Rejesus and Barry Goodwin and former students Sunjae Won and Serkan Aglasan on the effect of cover crop use on prevented planting losses. 

Sarah Grace smiling in a field of flowers

Mar 8, 2023

Jam-Packed With Opportunities

CALS senior Sarah Grace Stone has found a recipe for success in her business: first-hand farm experience, agribusiness education and support from other women in agriculture.