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NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Mar 19, 2020

Economic Perspective: Potential Government Responses to the Coronavirus

There are a few tactics being discusses as to how the government can respond to the coronavirus. What are they, and what are their implications? 

group of students doing a wolfpack sign with their hands

Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad program cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and staff said it’s a learning experience they’ll never forget. 

Girl with painted rocks

Mar 17, 2020

Boredom Busters

Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension's Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy. 

tables of fresh produce

Mar 17, 2020

Farmers Markets Connect With Customers While Managing Coronavirus Risk

Farmers markets are working hard to adapt and implement new guidelines and policies to keep vendors and customers safe. 

Hands lathered in soap at a sink

Mar 15, 2020

Proper Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use

Ben Chapman, NC State Extension food safety specialist, provides a to-the-point tutorial on proper handwashing practices and hand sanitizer use for disease prevention and control. 

A man talking to a group of people at a farm

Mar 15, 2020

Meeting Advisory for Research Stations and Field Labs

In consultation with NCDA&CS, field days, workshops and meetings on research stations and field labs owned by NCDA&CS and NC State University will need to adhere to recently announced meeting policies. These restrictions are in effect until further notice. 

Child with caterpillar on his nose.

Mar 15, 2020

Now What?

Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 13, 2020

You Decide: How Does the Future Impact the Stock Market?

Stock purchasers look to the future when buying. How can current events, and the future outlook shape that viewpoint? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Feb 26, 2020

You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?

With all the unknown that comes with viruses and outbreaks, what sort of impact could they have on our economy?