North Carolina State University has won a $6.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to undertake research and grower education efforts aimed at better managing a major new pest that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in annual agricultural losses.
Mike Walden outlines two alternative tax systems for North Carolina -- one based on taxing income, the other on taxing consumption (spending).
Lorelei Jones has loved everything about NC State since she was a young girl growing up in eastern North Carolina’s Lenoir County. Her early experiences boosted Jones’ confidence while feeding her passion for service to others — and even helped direct her to her current career at NC State. Read more from NC State University Giving.
Participants had opportunities to be given health and dental screenings, as well as to visit information booths to learn about the community services available to them.
The economy has been improving for the last six years, but that doesn’t mean it will continue to do so. Mike Walden analyzes the factors and events that can lead to recession – and whether any are currently in play.
Andy VonCanon and Brittany Whitmire call their family farm near Brevard “Busy Bee” – and what a fitting name it is. The two keep bees and raise cattle, turkeys and forage crops, all the while holding busy off-farm careers in agriculture. He’s a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus who teaches high school agriculture, and she’s the new dairy economist with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at NC State.