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Dave Herpy at Lake Raleigh

Jul 23, 2021

‘Happiness is a Journey’

Personal tragedy reframed Dave Herpy’s outlook on his life and career. Here, he shares his story — and the six principles that guide him every day. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Jul 16, 2021

You Decide: Which Economic Scenario – Good Or Bad – Will Emerge?

What are the forecasts for the economy as we continue moving through the pandemic? 

Potato chips production line at the plant. Filling machines for potato chips and snacks.

Jul 12, 2021

This Spud’s for You: North Carolina Potatoes

If you live anywhere in the Eastern U.S. and tear into a bag of potato chips, you're probably enjoying North Carolina potatoes. Learn more about the industry that’s all that and a bag of chips. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jul 2, 2021

You Decide: What Are The Issues In Today’s Tax Rate Debate?

What are the factors to consider when looking at the tax rate debate here in North Carolina? 

hands on a computer keybooard

Jun 22, 2021

Why NC Farmers Need Good Internet

What challenges do farmers face in making the best use of new technology when they lack affordable high-speed internet? 

hollandaise sauce in a jar

Jun 8, 2021

Egg-cellent Hollandaise Sauce in a Blender

We humbly submit to the pantheon of condiments: hollandaise sauce. Indulge in a little haute cuisine at home with this rich and creamy sauce that can be made in a blender. 

Blueberries on a branch

Jun 7, 2021

The Beloved Blueberry: Five Facts

N.C. blueberries are a summertime treat, and NC State scientists work to make them better for farmers and consumers. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Jun 4, 2021

You Decide: What Economic Lessons Has the Pandemic Taught Us?

Dr. Mike Walden breaks down some economic lessons society has learned through the pandemic. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

May 21, 2021

You Decide: Should North Carolina Follow California or Texas?

As North Carolina continues to grow, what lessons can be drawn from larger state economies about potential paths forward? 

Socially distanced men with masks in a barn.

May 13, 2021

Extension Educates Farmworkers on Vaccination

NC State Extension has trained some 600 farmworkers in North Carolina about vaccination, especially related to COVID-19, and new federal funding will enhance the effort.