CALS Names New Department Head
JunJie Wu will bring his expertise in agricultural and environmental policy and his passion for teaching, research, and extension education to NC State as department head for Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Panel Discusses Farming’s Future Under the 117th Congress and Biden Administration
The impact of a new administration will have an effect on agricultural topics such as hemp, the Farm Bill, and international trade. Legal analysts try to predict how the Biden Administration will react to current issues in the industry.
University Virtual Commencement – Dec. 4
NC State University will celebrate the class of 2020 with our first-ever virtual commencement on December 4. During the ceremony we will honor the graduates of spring, summer, and fall 2020. Be part of the ceremony by sharing your photos and videos by October 30. Learn more on the website.
Master’s In Economics Virtual Info Sessions
Many master’s degree students enter the job market following graduation and gain employment as consultants, analysts and researchers in private industry and government while others pursue additional graduate work at NC State or other respected universities.
Camp Resources XXVII Rescheduled to 2021
The conference will now be held August 9-10, 2021, at the Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville in Asheville, NC.
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.
FoodCon 2020 Celebrates the Food and Agribusiness Community
NC State hosted the annual conference on January 23rd at the Talley Student Union. The focus of the conference was "Building Our Sustainable Food Network."
#Farmerstrong – An Idea Worth Seeding
Michelle Grainger, managing director of the Executive Farm Management Program, gave a Tedx talk in Cary, NC on December 13, 2019. Her talk explained the challenges of modern farming while highlighting the correlation between American farmers and US national security.
NE NC Agribusiness Student Tour – Hemp, Peanuts, and Cotton
AGI students traveled to Roanoke Rapids, Warrenton, and Seaboard for their field trip this year.
ARE Applauds PSI Groundbreaking
The Plant Sciences Initiative will create opportunities to innovate and solve problems. Our department recognizes the incredible impact the PSI will have on the NC economy and beyond.