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Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: What is the State of Our State’s Education?

For our economy to adapt and improve, education will have to do so first. Mike Walden analyzes the reasons and ways our future education system should develop and evolve.



Crowd at the Turfgrass Field Day, listening to Fred Yelverton
Turf field day set for Aug. 12

NC State University’s Turfgrass Field Day is an annual opportunity for members of the public and the green industry to learn turf-related tips and tricks that are rooted in research. This year's event takes place Wednesday, Aug. 12.



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Stewards of the Future registration open

Registration is open for “Stewards of the Future: Water for a Growing World,” a conference hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences that will focus on issues of water quantity and quality.



You Decide: How Can a Business Stay Afloat?

Opening a business is no guarantee it will be a success. Statistics show 44 percent of new businesses shut down within three years. Mike Walden shares some good tips for keeping a business alive.



You Decide: Is North Carolina’s Rebound Stumbling?

Mike Walden explains how and why forces well beyond North Carolina’s control can have an impact – either positive or negative – on the state economy.