Economic Perspective: Choosing The Best College
High school students consider various factors when picking a college. From an economic viewpoint, what are the most important?
You Decide: Can Debates Over Tax Changes Be Resolved?
Changes to the tax rates are a loaded topic. Here, economist Dr. Mike Walden helps break down some of debates for how changes could affect the economy.
Economic Perspective: Potential Impact Of Meat Substitutes
For a long time, scientists have talked about the development of synthetic meat. What could the impact of a growing synthetic meat market mean?
Making Hay: 4-H’ers Use Hay Bales to Spread Messages of Fun and Learning
What do fidget spinners, wise owls and gumball machines have in common? They are among the symbols young people used at the State Fair this year to spread the 4-H message.
Economic Perspective: Tax Cuts And Economic Growth
With the current administration releasing it's proposal for tax reform, Mike Walden looks at if the changes could spur economic and job growth.
You Decide: What Will North Carolina Be Like In 2050?
Dr. Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050.
Robots and AI and Drones, Oh My!
Many growers are incorporating tech-powered precision agriculture as their strategy to survive in an increasingly competitive global market. CALS alumni and partners are leading the way — and looking ahead.
Extension to Take Part in Upcoming Rural Assembly
Rural leadership is the topic of next month’s Rural Assembly in Raleigh, and NC State Extension will be there, highlighting some of its top programs aimed at promoting prosperity in the state’s rural communities.
Economic Perspective: Can A Slowing Auto Market Endanger The Economy?
After sizzling for several years there are worrisome signs in the auto buying market. Should we be concerned?
NC Farm School Helps Aspiring Farmers Realize Dreams
James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one. This time, he wants to be a farmer.