Strategic Conversations: Craig Yencho
Dr. Marshall Stewart talks to Dr. Craig Yencho about plant breeding and his involvement in a $12 million, interdisciplinary Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant-funded project to develop high Vitamin A sweet potatoes.
Most disciplines have their own jargon and terms, and economics is no exception. One such economic term is hand-to-mouth wealth. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains what it is and why it's important.
State Advisory Council honors Zublena
There were gifts signifying agriculture and North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s influence across the state: bottles of wine and honey, jams and jellies, pickles and candies, a beautifully handmade Cherokee basket and more, all given by members of Extension’s State Advisory Council (SAC) in recognition of retiring state Extension director Dr. Joe Zublena’s service and dedication.
You Decide: Are There Timeless Rules for Investing?
Economist Mike Walden presents six principles that he believes represent a logical approach to investing.
Eating out beats eating in
Americans recently reached a milestone in terms of how they eat. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains.
Most people have recently completed their income tax filing, so it's a good time to review some tax concepts. At the top of the list is tax rate, which may sound simple. But is it? NC State University economist Mike Walden responds.
$2 million grant will allow 4-H to support more Hispanic youth
National 4-H Council has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to empower more Hispanic youth to succeed in high school, graduate on time and pursue a college education. The funds will support the successful Juntos 4-H program developed by N.C. Cooperative Extension.
For the dirt on soils, check out “Dig It!”
Soil: It’s much more than dirt. It’s a dynamic resource that supports nearly every form of life on Earth, and an exhibit at a Raleigh museum is aimed at raising the public’s awareness of its value and complexity. CALS scientists have been heavily involved.
You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change?
We will have to be agile with our future educational and training systems. Mike Walden explains why.
A Rosy Day for the 2015 Gala in the Garden
This year’s gala theme was Stop and Smell the Roses, in commemoration of the completion of the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden, which has been moved and enlarged.