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Aug 20, 2019

Economic Perspective: Impact of the Rate Cut on Consumers

How does the latest interest rate cut effect consumers?

Aug 20, 2019

Could 3D-Printed Plants Unlock a Revolution?

Major agricultural innovation is needed to meet the world’s ever-increasing need for food, fuel and fiber. And Ross Sozzani has set her sights on an innovative way to get there: 3D-printed plants.

Aug 20, 2019

Controlling Fire Ants In Your Yard

How do you spot a fire ant infestation? What do fire ants look like? And most importantly, how can you get rid of them? Homegrown shares tips and tools to help keep your yard fire ant-free.

Aug 20, 2019

7 Things You Need to Know to be a Successful CALS Student

Classes have started, and you’re officially a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student. Here are a few tips to help you rock your first year in CALS.

Aug 16, 2019

How To Build Professional Confidence (And Your Resume): Research Intern Alex Burd

With her North Carolina Agricultural Research Service internship, Alex Burd had the opportunity to meet leaders of industry and accelerate the career of her dreams – but first, she had to step up to the table.

Aug 16, 2019

You Decide: What’s Behind the Three Top Economic Issues?

NC State University economist Dr. Mike Walden addresses three prominent issues facing the economy today, and the factors that play into them.

Aug 14, 2019

Economic Perspective: Hiring Over the Business Cycle

The popular adage "last hired, first fired" speaks to the hiring cycle in businesses, but does this apply equally across all levels?

Aug 14, 2019

Building the Great Warships: NC Timber from Colonial Times to Now

Joint research from NC State Professor Edward Kick and his University of Wisconsin colleague Adam Driscoll determined that North Carolina’s timber provided the natural capital used to build the great warships of the British Empire.

Aug 14, 2019

Teaching With Passion: Poultry Science Grad Student Michael Warren

Prestage Department of Poultry Science's Matthew Warren is a "dynamic, engaging student and instructor" who brings energy and enthusiasm to his work both inside and outside the classroom.

Aug 14, 2019

“Sticky” Tobacco Leaf Structures Aid Plant Health

Researchers in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology have shown that “sticky” hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects.