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September 2023

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Sep 29, 2023

Why Age 54? Agribusiness Clinic for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Analysis Working to Increase the Market for Peanuts

The NC State Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Clinic is assembling teams to conduct taste panels to gain an idea as to why college-aged students are unlikely to purchase a bag of peanuts as their preferred snack item. 

wheat field

Sep 25, 2023

NC State Economist: What Do We Know About Wheat Procurement in North Carolina?

To better understand the unique challenges their customers face, the North Carolina Small Grain Growers Association sponsored a survey of wheat buyers. Carleo and Schweizer consider the implications of this survey for the grain merchandising industry in North Carolina. 


Sep 22, 2023

Call to Action: Opportunities with North Carolina Peanuts Left on the Table

The NC State Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Clinic is looking to recruit a team of students to find sustainable alternatives for peanut shell use, a natural by-product of typical peanut production. 

Sep 22, 2023

You Decide: How Can Homeowners Cope With High Interest Rates?

Economist Mike Walden shares tips for navigating the current mortgage rates and economists’ mortgage predictions for the future. 

Sep 18, 2023

Wetlands: Branan and Burchell Provide Overview on Jurisdiction Changes

Professor Michael Burchell and ARE Associate Professor Andrew Branan presented a webinar on recent changes in wetlands protection policy at the national and state level. 

four woman standing on and around a truck

Sep 11, 2023

People, Generations, and Land – NC Farm School Stories

NC Farm School aims to bring together the expertise of Extension agents, NC State Extension and N.C. Cooperative Extension county resources for the success of program participants in various locations throughout the state. 

Sep 8, 2023

You Decide: Is Higher Education Facing a Reset?

Economist Mike Walden shares issues that higher education is facing and his prediction for the future of North Carolina’s universities. 

people standing in a field

Sep 1, 2023

NCSFMRA: Photos From Hyde County Summer Tour 2023

Led by Associate Extension Professor Andrew Branan, members of the North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers participated in a tour of select sites in “far eastern” North Carolina this past summer. 

Zach Dubner

Sep 1, 2023

Internship Spotlight: Zach Dubner

ABM Senior Zach Dubner spent his summer working with industry professionals from many different companies while interning for CALS Director of Research Partnerships Deborah Thompson.