‘Uncharted Waters’: Farms, Food and COVID-19
In a new NC State Extension report, economist Nick Piggott says COVID-19’s impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States could be staggering.
Swartzel elected to National Academy of Engineering
Dr. Kenneth R. Swartzel, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the loftiest distinctions accorded to an engineer.
Bringing together agriculture and commerce, the Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative will create jobs and grow the economy.
N.C. Food Manufacturing Task Force takes shape
Seated around a large table anchored by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, members of the state's new Food Manufacturing Task Force convened for the first time on June 18. The task force, created by executive order this spring, is made up of 30 representatives of all aspects of food manufacturing, from farming to transportation to economic development.