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Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

May 7, 2021

You Decide: Will the Roaring 20s Come Back?

What can we glean looking to the economy of the Roaring 20s, and how does it compare to a potential oncoming economy? 

Portrait of Dalton Dockery

May 3, 2021

I AM CALS: Dalton Dockery Wins Public Service Award

Meet the winner of NC State’s 2020 Award of Excellence in Public Service, who’s served as Extension director for Columbus County through hurricanes and racial tension. 

Extension 4-H agent Catherine Shelley holds a chick for students Naquez Cole and Landon Davis

Apr 26, 2021

Learning About Creatures Great and Small Through 4-H 

Kids can’t wait to learn more about animals through 4-H. Here are some new ideas we’ve hatched during the pandemic. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Apr 23, 2021

You Decide: Should We Revive the Idea of a Negative Income Tax?

The idea of a negative income tax has been around for almost 50 years. What is it and how would it work? 

A sesame plant with a field in the background

Apr 20, 2021

Sesame Research is on a Roll in NC

A tasty little seed holds great promise for North Carolina grain growers if it holds up to the hype. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Apr 9, 2021

You Decide: Was Popping the Mileage Fee Balloon a Good Idea?

The idea of a mileage fee for vehicles was recently floated before being left off the proposed infrastructure plan. What did the fee include, and what was it looking to address? 

Two butterflies on flowers

Apr 7, 2021

How to Grow a Pollinator Garden at Home

Interested in growing a pollinator garden? Graduate student Hannah Levenson shares how to get started with your own pollinator paradise. 

Woman with small goat on her shoulder

Mar 26, 2021

NC Farm School Helps Farms Get Off to a Solid Start

With NC Farm School's help, two couples are turning their farmland into sustainable new businesses with the potential to grow agritourism. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Mar 26, 2021

You Decide: Are We Looking at a Test of MMT?

Modern monetary theory looks to have a big test ahead of it. What questions is it looking to answer? 

Man with medal around his neck speaking with two people

Mar 19, 2021

N.C. ‘Economic Oracle’ to Retire This Month

Mike Walden is ending his 43-year NC State career, but he's planning to continue to explain complex economics issues and trends in North Carolina and beyond.