Faculty and Staff

Jun 30, 2020

Not Goodbye, Just See ‘Ya Later: Mitch Renkow Retires

Mitch Renkow will be retired effective July 1, 2020 but we are pleased to announce he has been awarded emeritus status with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Feb 13, 2020

New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage

The James W. Owens Distinguished Chair in International Economics will be split between the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Economics Department.

Jan 9, 2020

How Did Politics Motivate Last Year’s Enormous Farm Subsidies?

President Trump's approximately $28 billion trade war bailout to farmers nationwide last year was more than twice the final cost of the auto industry bailout in 2008, which was about $10.2 billion.

Dec 30, 2019

Paul Fackler to Co-Lead Tutorial on Adaptive Management in April 2020

Adaptive management seeks to determine sound management strategies in the face of uncertainty concerning the behavior of the system being managed.

Dec 20, 2019

Piggott on 4th Congressional District Farmers Briefing Panel

Nick Piggott represented NC State Extension alongside Kelly Dale of the Rural Advancement Foundation and Tine Miller, County Director of the Durham-Orange FSA. Representative David Price moderated.

Dec 17, 2019

Hendrickson Completes Reflective Educational Design Program

Melissa Hendrickson is a Lecturer and Coordinator of the Associates Degree Program in Agribusiness Management in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

Nov 25, 2019

Congratulations: Treme Selected as a CALS Outstanding Teacher

Julianne has added great value to the ABM undergraduate program by developing new courses and being a leader who advocates for excellence in undergraduate programs.

Nov 21, 2019

Economist Sees More Uncertainty, Urges Farmers to Manage

North Carolina State Extension economist Blake Brown has returned to North Carolina after spending the last several months as Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President, and he shares insights on the farm economy.

Sep 11, 2019

Public Support for Gene Drives in Agriculture Tied to Limits

Zack Brown and his grad student, Mike Jones, have results from the first national survey assessing American attitudes toward agricultural gene drives. Find out which gene edited foods consumers prefer and how much gene editing is considered too much.

Aug 26, 2019

Treme Earns ‘Quality Matters’ Certification for ARE 201

ARE is proud to have Julianne Treme's online ARE 201 officially certified through Quality Matters.