New OCIP Cohort Raises the Bar for Online Education
Andrew Branan is boosting his teaching skills by beginning the Quality Matters certification for ARE 309, Environmental Law and Economic Policy.
“Real Solutions: Common Sense Ideas For Solving Our Most Pressing Problems”
ARE Extension Economist Mike Walden has published his twelfth book, his pinnacle work on economic issues and current events in the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.