USDA to Fund NC State-Led Group on COVID-19 Food Safety
NC State experts are leading a national team that will study and share recommendations on preventing transmission of the novel coronavirus at every stage of food production.
Risk and Resilience
North Carolina farmers have faced significant stress in recent years, and COVID-19 has made matters worse. Find out what NC State is doing to help turn the tide.
Extending a Helping Hand
Across North Carolina, NC State Extension stands in the gap between high tech and high touch for the state’s citizens. Providing services to all 100 counties in “normal” times takes the tireless efforts of hundreds of NC State Extension workers.
You Decide: How Will the Virus Affect Economic Development?
What sort of impacts can the response to the virus crisis have on the future state economy?
You Decide: Recession, Recovery Or Something Else?
Economic recoveries from crises can take many forms. What shape do economists think the current recovery will look like?
Economic Perspective: Is There A Looming Debt Crisis?
Is there a looming debt crisis like during the Great Recession?
Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?
Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?
Agritourism: Heading Out to the Farm
Fall usually brings corn mazes, hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkins and more ways to experience North Carolina farms, but the pandemic adds uncertainty for 2020.
A New IDEA: Pairing Trainees with Computational Experts During the Pandemic
This spring in the midst of a pandemic, a committee of CALS faculty members matched graduate students and postdocs with data they needed to analyze or model computationally to computational experts with the necessary expertise. Learn more about how the collaboration is going for three trainees.
From the Dean: Update on Undergraduate Instruction
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Linton updates the CALS community about undergraduate instruction for the fall semester.