Extension and Community Association celebrates 100 years Oct. 27
North Carolina Cooperative Extension will hold a centennial gala Oct. 27 in Raleigh to celebrate 100 years of home demonstration programs in North Carolina, now know as Extension and Community Associations. Extension invites former Extension Homemaker Club members, current members of ECA and those involved with Extension’s family and consumer sciences program to attend this historic event at N.C. State University’s McKimmon Center.
PHHI researchers featured on WUNC-TV science show Sept. 25
Two researchers from N.C. State University's Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) -- Dr. Mary Ann Lila and Dr. Allen Brown -- will be featured on UNC-TV's N.C. Science Now show on Wednesday Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
North Carolina 4-H’ers are world champions in summer competition
The 4-H horse judging team won a World Championship at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Show in Oklahoma City.
Tax rates and professional athletes
Can European soccer players tell us anything about how income tax rates impact where we choose to live. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses a study that says, "Yes, they can."
Explaining top pay
An issue these days is why some salaries are so high, the so-called one percent. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why some salaries are so high.
National Farm Safety & Health Week: NC celebrates with new safety grant
As fall harvest gathers momentum, the N.C. Agromedicine Institute encourages North Carolina farm families to focus on farm health and safety during National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21. The institute’s mission is to develop solutions for agricultural hazards, collaborate on strategies for preventing injury and illness, and work with communities to promote health and safety through its research, education and intervention programs.
The drop in commodity prices
Commodity prices for things like gold, silver, metals and even crops had been rising but are now falling. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains what's going on.
Television today seems filled with ads for reverse mortgages, usually endorsed by an actor or former actor. What are these mortgages? Are they a new way to buy a home? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses reverse mortgages.
YOU DECIDE: How is the job market like weightlifting?
Job growth is at opposite ends of the market, the high- and low-pay ends, with little growth in the middle. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explores this phenomenon and what it means for the economy.
Return of the consumer
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the driving force in today's economy and what has to change for the economy to improve.