The bond earmarks $85 million for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, which will lead to the construction of the state-of-the-art plant research center on the N.C. State Centennial Campus in Raleigh. Read more in the Southeast Farm Press.
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Whipker wins national award
An NC State University professor who's an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists' Alex Laurie Award.
You Decide: Why Are So Many Men Not Working
In the late 1940s, 6 percent of prime working-age men were not employed and were not looking for work. Today, that rate is 14 percent. Translated to numbers, 1 million prime, working-age men in the late 1940s were out of the labor force – today the number is 7 million. What factors are causing this to rise?