Jeff Carpenter, the new North Carolina Cooperative Extension director in Catawba County, loved the farm life from his childhood. He couldn’t read the future, but he knew that someday he’d find a career in agriculture. Read more in the Charlotte Observer . . .
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Total electricity generation has remained flat in the U.S., but the way we as a nation generate electricity has changed dramatically. In this issue of The NC State Economist, Harrison Fell, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, discusses the market forces and policies that are driving the rapid changes in electricity generation and how that may affect North Carolina’s energy future.