Internship Spotlight: Olivia Bondurant
A summer internship with First Bank & Trust Company proves to be more than just shadowing for ABM Senior Olivia Bondurant.
You Decide: What’s Wrong With Worker Productivity?
Job productivity has declined over the last two years. Economist Mike Walden shares some potential causes, including loss of education, stress and remote work.
NC State Professor Wins Grant to Study Labor Issues Affecting Cattle and Dairy Farms in the South
Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li and his team will study the labor needs, hiring practices and overall sustainability of cattle and dairy farms in the southern U.S.
The $103.2 Billion in NC Ag Is About More Than Dollars. It’s About People.
In an opinion piece for the Carolina Journal, ARE Senior Felix Jarvis-Earle recognizes the impact of the North Carolina innovators who made the $103.2 billion milestone possible
You Decide: What’s the Real Poverty Rate?
Economist Mike Walden shares why calculating poverty rate is difficult, and if there has been any progress in reducing the poverty rate.
Farm Bill Renewal Raises Questions for WNC Farmers
Last month, Rep. Chuck Edwards convened a nine-member agricultural advisory board to provide a variety of perspectives as he advocates for the region’s interests in the farm bill.
New Rules for the Calculation of H-2A Workers’ Wages
Professor Alejandro Gutierrez Li discusses the new methodology to calculate H-2A workers' wages.