The Economics of Tariffs: Can Restricting International Trade Be Good For the Economy?
United States trade policy can have substantial impacts close to home. In the recent issue of the NC State Economist, Dr. Thomas Grennes reviews the economics of tariffs on internationally traded goods and the impact they have on American jobs and our economy.
NC State Hemp Research Gets Underway
When it comes to growing hemp in North Carolina, prospective growers have lots of questions. And now that NC State scientists and extension specialists have secured seeds, they’ll soon begin experiments designed to yield answers.
$1 Million NSF Grant Launches Unique Master’s Program at NC State
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups.
Students’ Innovation to Renew a Coastal Wetland
An industrious team of seniors from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering designed, built and installed a pump that will help restore a wetland on Harkers Island.
You Decide: Can Urban and Rural Areas Get Along?
The urban-rural divide in North Carolina also extends deep into public policy. The the economic winds are currently blowing in favor of urban regions, but could a a rural renaissance come?
Student Spotlight: Hitting it Out of the Park with AGI
Charlie Goode dreams of being a groundskeeper at a major league stadium. And his experience in the Agricultural Institute (AGI) helped put him a big step closer.
Lee County Extension’s Women in Ag: Entrepreneur J.J. Faulk
The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County highlights "contemporary, imaginative" entrepreneur J.J. Faulk in their ongoing "Reshaping the Landscape: Women Impacting Lee County Agriculture" series.
Meeting Deepens Plant Science Collaboration Between VIB and NC State
The plant science partnership formally forged last year between NC State University and VIB, a key European research institute, is growing.
Student Spotlight: Mitchell Studies How Repellents Affect Gene Expression in Human Liver
For Robert Mitchell, getting to conduct research at the crossroads of human health and insect science has been an unexpected, but rewarding, experience.
Expand Your Garden Palette with Choice Plants
Looking for something new to spruce up your yard or garden? For those in the Southeast or mid-Atlantic, JC Raulston Arboretum’s Choice Plants program has several recommendations.