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Nov 13, 2017

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?

Nov 10, 2017

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.

Nov 8, 2017

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?

Nov 2, 2017

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.

Oct 30, 2017

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.

Oct 27, 2017

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.

Oct 25, 2017

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.

Oct 25, 2017

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.

Oct 18, 2017

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?

Oct 13, 2017

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.