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Swallowtail butterfly on flower

Feb 22, 2021

New Book: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies and More

A step-by-step book from NC State faculty members helps gardeners design and maintain beautiful habitats to support pollinators. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Feb 12, 2021

You Decide: How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Workers?

With talk of raising the minimum wage going around, what are some of the potential outcomes of that raise? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jan 29, 2021

You Decide: What’s the Real Unemployment Rate?

When calculating the unemployment rate what exactly are people looking at? 

Hemp flower

Jan 19, 2021

What’s Up With N.C. Hemp

With modern hemp production heading into its fifth growing season in North Carolina, what does the future hold for this crop? That’s a question that’s likely on the minds of over 1,500 licensed growers and others in the hemp industry —and the one we explore in this episode of Farms, Food, and You. 

Aerial view of Belltower and downtown Raleigh to the east of campus.

Jan 15, 2021

You Decide: What’s the Future of Retailing?

Seeing the growth of e-commerce this past decade, what could the industry look like in the coming one? 

Raw shrimp on ice

Jan 14, 2021

Fresh Fish and Seafood Safety Tips

Winter is peak season for many seasonal seafood delights in North Carolina. Candice Christian, food safety expert and educator with NC State Extension, shares tips for buying, preparing and storing fresh fish. 

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

Jan 6, 2021

The Economic Outlook for Businesses

What is the economic outlook for businesses in 2021? 

A houseplant hanging next to a window

Dec 29, 2020

Brighten Up Your Home With House Plants

Nothing freshens up your living space like a few well-placed houseplants! Watch and learn how to add charm and beauty to your home without breaking the bank. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Dec 28, 2020

You Decide: Where Will the Jobs Be?

As we move into the new year, where do economists see the greatest areas for growth in the job sector? 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Dec 18, 2020

You Decide: Will These 7 Predictions Come True in 2021?

NC State University economist Mike Walden analyses seven 2021 economic predictions.