Stories From Mar 2012

Mar 30, 2012

Wynne, College supporters honored at spring joint foundations event

Award recipients include the Animal Science and Food Science clubs, the Student Organization Resource Development Award winners, recognized for their efforts in support of the Dairy Foundation Campaign for Excellence.

Mar 30, 2012

Deborah Cox named Stokes Extension director

Deborah Cox, family and consumer sciences agent in Caldwell County, has been named to direct Cooperative Extension programs in Stokes County.

Mar 30, 2012

YOU DECIDE: Can economics predict presidential elections?

The nation's economic condition plays a role in presidential elections, but can economics predict the outcome of presidential elections? Mike Walden discusses.

Mar 30, 2012

Gas prices up again

To paraphrase a famous politician, Here we go again. Just as there are some glimmers of hope for the economy, drivers are getting hit with higher gas prices. The question is always why. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden answers.

Mar 29, 2012

Ready Business workshops will be offered

Fifty individuals in North Carolina outreach organizations were recently trained to help North Carolina businesses be better prepared for disaster. Trainers with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, the Industrial Extension Service and the Small Business and Technology Development Centers and N.C. Community Colleges are now organizing teams to present workshop for small and medium business owners across the state.

Mar 29, 2012

Tax expenditures

Most of the presidential candidates have unveiled new tax plans for the federal government. One of the terms that comes up regarding these plans is tax expenditures. What exactly are these and why are they important? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden responds.

Mar 28, 2012

Impacts of losing real-estate wealth

Most economists agree that the decline in real-estate wealth was one big reason the recent recession was so bad. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this was so important.

Mar 27, 2012

Some good news from businesses

Everyone is looking for signs of improvement in the economy. And N.C. State University economist Mike Walden says we are seeing some in the business community.

Mar 26, 2012

Morrow receives AASV Meritorious Service Award

Dr. W.E. Morgan Morrow has been named the 2012 recipient of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians’ Meritorious Service Award. Morrow is a professor in the CALS Department of Animal Science.

Mar 26, 2012

Crop Science Department head named

The director of a University of Florida research and education center has been named head of the North Carolina State University Department of Crop Science.