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Oct 18, 2018

Taking Ag To High School: Award-Winning Teacher (And CALS Alum) Jillian Ford

A recent double-CALS grad, Onslow County high school teacher Jillian Ford just nabbed a new title: the Southeast's 2018 Outstanding Early Career Teacher, according to the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

Oct 17, 2018

On the Defensive

Study reveals that during infections, a viral RNA element changes its structure to block a plant cell’s defenses and produces a shorter, noncoding RNA. Previous research had found a similar mechanism at play during human infections.

Oct 16, 2018

Economic Perspective: Impacts of Rising Interest Rates

With recent talk of rising interest rates, what impact does high or low interest rates have on our economy?

Oct 15, 2018

I Am CALS: Bob Patterson’s 50 Years On Campus (And Counting)

He's legendary for toting corn stalks around campus – and for being one of the most effective, caring and helpful faculty members in CALS. Since beloved professor Bob Patterson began teaching in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in 1968, he has trusted to three principles as his guides: empathy, gratitude and trust.

Oct 10, 2018

Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests

NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program. 

Oct 10, 2018

Free Science Party At Hunt Library In November – And You’re Invited

Starting ten years ago, more than 40 NC State scientists began to explore the biodiversity of belly buttons, bedrooms, backyards and more. Now, they're presenting their findings in a decidedly non-traditional format. It's all part of Professor Rob Dunn's new book release, and there will be food (and a science-inspired live soundtrack).

Oct 10, 2018

Economic Perspective: A Decade After the Crash

NC State University economist Mike Walden gives a quick look at the housing market a decade after the Great Recession.

Oct 10, 2018

Only the Fair-est: Capture CALS’ Fair Spirit And Win

Capture and share CALS’ fair spirit this year, and you could win a prize.

Oct 3, 2018

Economic Perspective: Top Five Questions

NC State University economist Mike Walden hears countless questions about the state and federal economy. What are his answers the five questions he's asked the most?

Oct 2, 2018  |  NC State Economist

Impact of Minimum Wages on the U.S. Agricultural Sector

Increasing minimum wages have agribusinesses and farm operators worried. What is the impact of state and federal minimum wage laws on farm profits, products and profitability? In this NC State Economist, we explore the impact of state and federal minimum wage laws on farm employment and wages.