Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: What Are the Gains and Gaps in Our Economy?

Mike Walden attempts to make some predictions about the direction and pace of the North Carolina economy.

You Decide: How Can Communities Revive?

North Carolina has communities that need reviving – both in cities and in rural areas. Are there any pointers New York City can give? Dr. Mike Walden offers some suggestions.

Dr. Dalton R. Proctor
Dalton Proctor, former State 4-H Leader, National 4-H Hall of Fame member, has died

Active in 4-H from childhood, Proctor held several leadership positions in the organization, culminating in his tenure as State Program Leader from 1984 until his retirement in 1995.

Micki Earp
National 4-H Salute to Excellence names Micki Earp Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

Earp of Taylorsville has been a North Carolina 4-H volunteer for nearly 40 years.

You Decide: Is Small the New Big?

The advantages of bigness in companies may be changing, says Dr. Mike Walden. And the most significant game-changer helping small firms today may be technology.