News and Events

Jun 14, 2021

New Job Openings Announced in ARE; Now Accepting Applications

Two new job openings demonstrate the department's commitment to its entrepreneurship program and helping farmer's boost their financial literacy and in turn profitability. 

Apr 7, 2021

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.

Jan 25, 2021

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.

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.