Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: Are there easy answers to key economic questions?

Mike Walden provides answers to the four economic questions asked most often by his audiences statewide.

Vilsack at podium
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.

You Decide: Is the economy good or bad?

Mike Walden looks at the factors at play in unemployment measurement, job market evaluation and household wealth analysis -- and how they influence a half-full or half-empty perception of economic well-being.

You Decide: Should We Borrow for Roads and Buildings?

Mike Walden explains why borrowing makes sense, when it comes to durable spending for long-lived projects.

Visitors can get great ideas for their home gardens and landscapes at the Raulston Blooms! festival.
A Garden Festival for All Ages Returns to the JC Raulston Arboretum April 11

Residents from across the Triangle can celebrate the return of spring in a big way at the third annual Raulston Blooms!