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Aug 29, 2017

CALS Tailgate is Just Around the Corner!

Join us for CALS Tailgate before the Wolfpack home opener against Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 9. In a family-friendly atmosphere, Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences great. The event takes place at 2:30 […]

Aug 18, 2017

Dr. Harrison Fell’s Research on U.S. Emissions Mentioned in Washington Post

Dr. Harrison Fell, ARE professor and environmental economist, was mentioned in an article in the Washington Post on August 11th discussing the Trump administration’s energy policy. His research article on this topic, which just appeared in Climate Policy, further details […]

Aug 11, 2017

Hans Binswanger, Highly Respected Economist and NC State Alumnus, Passed Away August 4th, 2017

Hans Binswanger (NC State University, Ph.D, 1973) passed away on August 4, 2017. Our Cornell colleague, Professor Prabhu Pingali, who worked extensively with Hans wrote the obituary shown below. Hans Binswanger (1943-2017): the Passing of an Distinguished NC State Alumnus By Prabhu […]

Aug 8, 2017

Guido van der Hoeven Elected to Represent the United States by the International Farm Management Association

During the International Farm Management Association’s (IFMA) 21st Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, Guido van der Hoeven was elected, by the USA delegation, to represent the United States on the Executive Council of IFMA. The 21st Congress, which was held from July […]

Aug 1, 2017

Ag Institute is Partner in New Career Center at Fort Bragg

NC State University’s Agricultural Institute (AGI) participated in a recent dedication ceremony for Fort Bragg’s new Career Resource Center, where the institute’s Soldier to Agriculture Program is helping veterans interested in agricultural careers.

Jul 11, 2017

ARE is hiring an Assistant Professor!

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State University, in conjunction with the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy, seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Microeconomics with a focal area in Water Resource Economics.

Jul 10, 2017

You Decide: Has North Carolina’s Economy Taken a U-Turn?

When driving, U-turns can be tricky. The driver often has to turn against oncoming traffic, and, if the turn is at a light, the driver hopes the turn can be made before the light changes to red. Even if the turn is successfully made, the driver must quickly accelerate to merge into traffic. Many times illegal U-turns are made, which is dangerous because oncoming traffic doesn’t necessarily expect the turn to be attempted.

Jul 7, 2017

NC Farm School Graduates 10th Class!!

June 29th marked a special occasion held at First Fruits Farm in Louisburg, NC. This was more than just a graduation it was a time of story sharing and fellowship around a common cause.

Jul 6, 2017

ABM Graduate, Katelyn Thomas, Featured as STEAM Program Graduate

In May, Katelyn Thomas proudly donned Wolfpack-red cap and gown as one of the first graduates of the STEAM Program, CALS’ unique invitation-only pathway for students from rural areas.

Jun 30, 2017

The Hollowing-Out of North Carolina’s Labor Market

Dr. Mike Walden’s research in Studies in the North Carolina Economy  explains how hollowing-out in North Carolina’s labor market has occurred to a greater degree than in the national economy. Dr. Walden’s research also focuses on our state’s changes in labor […]