Impacts of the USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Programs: Estimating Rate of Return
How much does publicly-funded infrastructure stimulate local economic performance? This NC State Economist reviews research that estimates the relative benefits and costs of federal efforts to promote broadband in rural areas.
Vilsack charges stakeholders at workshop on coexistence
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was among the speakers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Stakeholder’s Workshop on Coexistence held at NC State last week.
PHHI Extension partnership lands $425,000 in grants
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension component of N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), in partnership with the university’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, has secured more than $400,000 in funding through two major grant programs to assist the state’s growers and agricultural operations in 2013.
CALS grad leads People's Garden program
CALS grad Livia Marques leads the U.S. Department of Agriculture's popular and growing People's Garden Program.
'Bee Informed' to inform beekeepers
North Carolina State University will play a central role in a 5-year, $5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture effort to compile a nationwide honey bee database designed to make beekeepers more productive.