Stories From Mar 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.
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 Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.
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 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.
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.
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.