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Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at NC State University.
You Decide: Will interest rates remain low?

Interest rates have changed dramatically over the course of economist Mike Walden's nearly 40-year career at NC State. In his latest "You Decide" column, he examines some of the reasons and considers whether low rates are likely to change anytime soon.



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Ordering popular Extension publications just got easier

Four nationally popular publications from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are now available for purchase online and from the campus bookstore. Previously, the books were only available via mail order.



Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at NC State University.
You Decide: What’s the best timing for valuing property?

Recently Wake County, the state’s second largest county in population, reduced the time between property revaluations from eight to four years. The change has created some confusion as well as claims the move is a veiled way of increasing taxes.



Cutting the ribbon for the State Employees' Credit Union 4-H Learning Center were LaHay; Dr. Jim Clark, chair, N.C. 4-H History and Learning Center Committee; McInnis; Linton; Lonnie McCaskill, SECU Advisory Board member; Marshall; Yoder; Keith Russell, director of Camp Millstone; Brooke Schmidt, president of the N.C. 4-H Development Fund Board of Directors; McAuley; and Killian Davis.
Millstone milestone

It was a 4-H family reunion of sorts as more than 300 people gathered at Camp Millstone in Ellerbe Sunday April 10 to celebrate the opening of a new $1.5 million multi-purpose history and learning center complex.



Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at NC State University.
You Decide: Is there trouble with trade?

In a textbook world, international trade improves the economies of both countries and people. But, as even teachers know, the real world doesn’t always follow the textbook. International trade has created winners and losers, and that has led to increasing concern.