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Sep 13, 2022

Two Gifts Benefit Historic Millstone 4-H Camp

Support from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina and James W. Clark Jr. will help shape the future of the more than 80-year-old camp. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Sep 9, 2022

You Decide: Should the Fed Stop Influencing Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve keeps a close eye on the inflation rate and has some tools in its kit to deal address arising issues. How have those tools been used in the past, and what are they doing now? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Aug 26, 2022

You Decide: Will We Have the First Full Employment Recession?

Recessions have multiple factors that go into defining them, but what happens when some traditional metrics don't measure up? Economist Mike Walden looks at the current numbers and what they mean for us. 

Flooded agricultural fields after Hurricane Matthew

Aug 22, 2022

Extension is There When Disaster Strikes

North Carolina has miles of coastline, major rivers, mountains, foothills and plains. While those features make the state a beautiful place to live, they also make it a near certainty that we all will be impacted by severe weather at some point. 

a spotted lanternfly on a plant

Aug 17, 2022

Spotting the Spotted Lanternfly

As we head into harvest season for grapes, North Carolina vineyards are on the lookout for a particularly unwanted guest—the spotted lanternfly. Learn how to spot and report this pest in this episode of Farms, Food and You. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Aug 12, 2022

You Decide: Should We Use Incentives to Attract Firms?

Incentives are often used in attracting businesses to states. What is entailed in these packages, and how do they work? 

Corn field with silos in the background

Aug 10, 2022

Keeping Workers Safe on the Farm

The Farmworker Health and Safety Education Program provides educational opportunities and resources that benefit workers and the farms that employ them. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Jul 29, 2022

You Decide: Should We Worry About Fewer Youth Working?

The percentage of young people entering the workforce has been steadily declining in recent decades. What's driving this trend and what is it driving towards? 

Mariana Prieto Torres at a lab bench with a notebook

Jul 27, 2022

Colombia Native Excited About FFAR Fellowship Opportunity

CALS Ph.D. student Mariana Prieto Torres loves translational science. As a FFAR Fellow and international student, she is excited to learn how to better share her research with growers worldwide. 

Vacationer Supported Agriculture (VSA) connects farmers to tourist through NC State Extension agitourism.

Jul 22, 2022

From Farm to Vacation Rental Table

In several counties around the state, out-of-town visitors can participate in a farm-to-stovetop program called Vacationer Supported Agriculture.