Carlos Iglesias: New Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
In January the Plant Breeding Consortium welcomed Carlos Iglesias as its new director. He comes with decades of experience leading plant breeding programs in the public and private sectors and has worked with many different crops.
For longer-lasting flowers and fruits, thank NC State’s Sylvia Blankenship and Edward Sisler, 2020 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Partner Profile: NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission
For nearly 20 years, the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has been a staple in advancing agriculture in North Carolina—and an important partner of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
You Decide: Why Do We Have Property Taxes?
NC State economist Mike Walden breaks down the intricacies of how property tax is calculated, and all the factors at play with it.
First Came Friendship, Then Came Love
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni Taylor and Harrison Jenkins don’t recall their actual first date - they just remember always being together.
Economic Perspective: How to Think About Starting a Business?
What should people be looking for when thinking of starting a new business?
Economic Perspective: States People Liked to Move to in 2019
With some of the data from 2019 coming in, how popular were certain states in regards to how many people moved into and out of them.
You Decide: Will the Trade Deals Benefit North Carolina?
How could the new trade deals impact the North Carolina economy? NC State economist Mike Walden looks at some of the potential ways.
Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Support N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative
In honor of NC State’s past support and continued partnership, the North Carolina Greenhouse Vegetable Growers’ Association has donated $7,000 to the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
Water Collaborative Makes Waves
Amid rising global concerns about water-related issues, a faculty-driven effort at NC State draws from a deep well of expertise to find and deliver solutions.