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Jan 27, 2024

Spencer Banzhaf Joins Resources Radio Podcast

Banzhaf discusses the development of the economic definition of value, the early influence of agricultural economists in government, the origins of Resources for the Future and its contributions to the field, and how the field may evolve moving forward. 

farmer in a field

Aug 1, 2023

How to Protect Farmworkers During Heat Waves?

Assistant Professor Alejandro Gutierrez-Li discusses the measures that can be taken to protect farmworkers during heat waves and prevent negative impacts on their health. 

tractor combine in a field

Jun 29, 2023

Farm bill renewal raises questions for WNC farmers

Last month, Rep. Chuck Edwards convened a nine-member agricultural advisory board to provide a variety of perspectives as he advocates for the region’s interests in the farm bill. 

Professor and Extension Specialist Nick Pigott presents on agricultural economics issues

Oct 17, 2022

ARE Excels at the 2022 Extension Conference

Our department's extension faculty and associates had the opportunity to present their research and attend workshops at the 2022 Extension State Conference. 

Haley Family Portrait

Oct 13, 2022

Pursuing a Farming Passion With NC Farm School

NC Farm School gave Heather Haley the tools and confidence she needed to transition from a gardener to a farmer. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Aug 30, 2021

You Decide: Is Round Two of the COVID Recession on the Way?

Is there worry of a potential second recession coming? 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Aug 16, 2021

You Decide: Could the Post-Pandemic Economy Be Better?

What are some areas that could be impacted in the economy by the pandemic stretching into the future? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 26, 2021

You Decide: Are We Looking at a Test of MMT?

Modern monetary theory looks to have a big test ahead of it. What questions is it looking to answer? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 15, 2021

You Decide: Are There Costs to the New COVID Stimulus Bill?

With the passing of the new stimulus bill, what effects could we see unfold in the future? 

Mar 1, 2021

Mike Walden Announces Retirement After 43 Years at NC State

Mike Walden's contributions to the field of agricultural economics will not be forgotten.