Agricultural and Resource Economics

Feb 19, 2019

From Shy Guy To Public Speaking Champ: FFA State Officer Ty Meyer

"I used to always be the one to sit in the corner, not say a whole lot...FFA has done a lot for me," says Ty Meyer, now a state FFA officer, first-year CALS student and Jefferson Scholar.

Jan 30, 2019  |  NC State Economist

Should I Stay or Should I Go: Coal Ash in North Carolina

Coal has seen a recent, rapid decline as a source of electricity in North Carolina. Unfortunately, coal’s legacy lives on in ash ponds and landfills scattered across the state. In this NC State Economist, we offer an economist’s perspective on North Carolina’s coal ash challenges – and potential solutions.

Jan 29, 2019

Ph.D. Student Megan Boland Boosts Sustainability

Megan Boland’s research explores how and which microorganisms improve biogas production. She hopes to boost the stability of the bioreactors, allowing for more efficient and reliable production of renewable natural gas.

Dec 31, 2018

CALS New Year’s Resolutions

Having a hard time coming up with a New Year’s resolution for 2019? Several faculty members from NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently shared suggestions from their areas of expertise.

Nov 20, 2018

You Decide: Are Our Taxes Fair and Our Spending Effective?

With two new studies out about taxes and tax spending across the nation, Mike Walden breaks down where North Carolina falls among the rest.

Nov 14, 2018

Economic Perspective: Perspectives on the Gig Economy

Technology helped usher in the new gig economy, but how much does that account for in the actual job market and how what are the pros and cons it?

Oct 23, 2018

Going Airborne

Agriculture and Business Management student Savannah Strickland explored endless avenues for growth during her internship with Syngenta.

Oct 23, 2018

The Bahamas Meets Patterson Hall: Ambassador, Officials Visit CALS

A high-level delegation from The Bahamas met with CALS researchers and administration to discuss technology, marine sciences and education.

Sep 13, 2018

Sister Act

The five Harward sisters run their growing independent beef operation from their family farm in western North Carolina, led by eldest sisters (and CALS grads) Brooke and Catherine.

Sep 13, 2018

“What Can I Do To Be Marketable?”: Bayer CropScience’s Katelyn Thomas

One year after she graduated from CALS, Katelyn Thomas has already earned her first promotion at Bayer CropScience – and she has some advice for undergraduates.