Thanksgiving wouldn’t be possible without farmers and farm workers. They are the backbone of North Carolina’s economy.
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.
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.
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.
Mike Walden considers how we could go about meeting the water and fuel needs of our future larger population – and the value of resource efficiency improvements in stretching what we have to accommodate more people.
Urban environments increase pathogen abundance in honey bees and reduce honey bee survival, according to a recently published report on NC State University research. The finding raises significant questions as urban areas continue to grow at the expense of rural environments and as urban beekeeping becomes more popular.