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Tobacco referendum passes by wide margin

North Carolina tobacco growers voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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How concerned should you be about kissing bugs? Here’s what NC State experts have to say

Recent news reports that a "deadly" bug has been found in North Carolina seem to be causing unnecessary alarm, according to NC State University entomologists. That’s because many people are getting the disease-carrying triatomine bug, or kissing bug, confused with other bugs.

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: How Can North Carolina Use Economic Trends?

Mike Walden shows why the economic future of North Carolina could be determined by how the state and its residents accommodate three forces of change and understand their impacts.

Ted Feitshans is a faculty member in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Textbook by NC State prof covers agricultural law

Agricultural and agribusiness law is the topic of a new textbook written by a North Carolina State University professor considered one of the nation’s pre-eminent experts in the topic.

Richard Bonanno has been appointed associate dean of NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.
Bonanno appointed extension director

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at NC State University will have a new director on Feb. 1. Dr. A. Richard Bonanno of Methuen, Mass., was appointed to the position of extension director and associate dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences this week.