News and Events

Oct 20, 2020

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.

Sep 30, 2020

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.

May 29, 2020

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.

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.

Feb 2, 2020

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."

Jan 14, 2020

#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.

Oct 8, 2019

NE NC Agribusiness Student Tour – Hemp, Peanuts, and Cotton

AGI students traveled to Roanoke Rapids, Warrenton, and Seaboard for their field trip this year.

Sep 10, 2019

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.

Jul 17, 2019

Goodwin Serving as Department Head Until 2021

Goodwin is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor who has been in the department since 2003. He is also an alum of the NC State Economics graduate program.

Mar 8, 2019

ARE Summer Courses Announced

The department is offering a variety of courses to help students get ahead this summer.