LATEST NC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION NEWS

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: Will they still come?

The “people magnet” that North Carolina has become is largely responsible for its rapid population and economic expansion. But will this growth continue?



You Decide: What are the tradeoffs where we live?

Economics, often called the science of choice, wouldn’t exist unless we were confronted with choices about how to use our limited resources.



Dr. Michael Walden
You Decide: Is the economy inherently recession prone?

Mike Walden discusses the periodic ups and downs of the economy and asks if we have to live with this cycle -- or if there is a way to have a smoother economic road ahead.



Dr. John Dole (left), Bobby G. Wilder and Dr. David Monks cut the ribbon at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center dedication, July 13.
Wilder Visitor Center dedicated, donors honored at midsummer JCRA event

Friends of JC Raulston Arboretum assembled July13 to honor those who have consistently supported the work of N.C. State University’s nationally renowned teaching and research garden. Specifically, they came to dedicate the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center and the Legacy Brick Circle Entrance. Wilder, a longtime benefactor of the JCRA, was honored for his many hours of volunteer service, years of financial commitment and generous planned gifts.



You Decide: Is inflation ready to take a leap?

Citing the views of inflation-optimists and inflation-pessimists, Dr. Mike Walden explains why economists are still trying to decide where inflation is headed.