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August 2023

Aug 29, 2023

The Hands That Feed Us

Alejandro Gutierrez-Li leads the Agricultural Labor Extension Program, a novel and unique effort to address labor issues in North Carolina and the Southeast. 

Aug 25, 2023

You Decide: Is There a Winner in the Debate Over Taxes?

Economist Mike Walden shares why there are disagreements about taxes, including conversations related to fairness, income distribution and economic growth. 

Aug 18, 2023

Customer Service with Precision

Coastal AgroBusiness intern and AGI student Hunter Williams is learning the value of customer service while working alongside CALS alumni in precision agriculture. 

Kaylie Pender

Aug 17, 2023

Internship Spotlight: Kaylie Pender

A junior in Ag Business Management, Kaylie Pender has used her internship with Caterpillar to narrow down her interests and explore potential careers available within marketing. 

Aug 11, 2023

You Decide: Is It a Bird, a Plane or the Crazy Economy?

Economist Mike Walden shares ideas about where the economy is headed and explains popular terms you may be hearing. 

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Aug 10, 2023

Climate Change Harming World’s Food Supply With Corn, Wheat Harvests Impacted

Experts are warning climate change and an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events could have devastating effects on global food production. Rod Rejesus joined CBS News to discuss some impacts already being felt. 

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Aug 10, 2023

ABM Office of Student Mentoring Expands Peer Mentoring Program

After a successful first year, the Office of Student Mentoring is excited to offer the Peer Mentoring program for Agricultural Business Management Majors again during the upcoming school year. 


Aug 7, 2023

The Climate Wrecking Ball Striking Food Supply

Extreme weather events and our warming planet are primed to strike commodities and the food supply like never before. 

Aug 3, 2023

Seeds of Success

CALS student Gracy Peterson is using her passion for agriculture to inspire others as the North Carolina Watermelon Queen, but her journey to the crown was anything but ordinary. 

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Aug 3, 2023

Advanced Agribusiness Marketing Course Offers Real Experience

In a collaboration with agribusiness firm JCB, ARE 412 students developed and presented real strategic marketing plans to company representatives.