Stories From 2019

Sep 13, 2019

Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?

What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?

Sep 13, 2019

You Decide: How Bad Will the Next Recession Be?

Economists are often asked to forecast when the next recession will occur. How bad could the next recession be?

Sep 11, 2019

Planting a Seed

 NC State University celebrates the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building.

Sep 11, 2019

Gene Drives: Setting Limits

A new study shows that public support for gene drives in agriculture is tied to limits. Zack Brown of NC State's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is among the authors.

Sep 10, 2019

Moving on Up

NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has moved up to the No. 6 spot on U.S. News and World Report's list of the nation's top undergraduate programs for biological and agricultural engineering.

Sep 9, 2019

Partner Profile: BASF Renews Its Partnership with NC State

Peter Eckes, president of BASF Bioscience Research, joined NC State officials recently to renew a five-year research agreement.

Sep 6, 2019

Gaining Ground

A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.  

Sep 5, 2019

NC State’s Plant Sciences Building: What People Are Saying

Excitement is building as NC State University ceremonially breaks ground on its Plant Sciences Building on Sept. 6. Here's what elected officials and leaders at NC State and in agriculture are saying.

Sep 5, 2019

Media Advisory: NC State to Break Ground on Plant Sciences Building

The world-class facility will help NC State accelerate plant science discovery, talent development and applied solutions to feed, clothe and fuel a growing population.

Sep 3, 2019

The Few and the Many

Buying by households accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?