May 31, 2017
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.
May 30, 2017
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.
May 26, 2017
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups.
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.
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?
May 25, 2017
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.
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.
May 24, 2017
The plant science partnership formally forged last year between NC State University and VIB, a key European research institute, is growing.
May 23, 2017
For Robert Mitchell, getting to conduct research at the crossroads of human health and insect science has been an unexpected, but rewarding, experience.
May 22, 2017
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.