Endowments from Dr. George Kriz and his wife, Rhoda, will benefit CALS faculty and the N.C. Agricultural Research Service and will fund a distinguished professorship in the CALS Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, as well as several traditional agriculture distinguished professorships.
Mike Walden provides answers to the four economic questions asked most often by his audiences statewide.
March 18 was an historic day, as an estimated 1,600 people turned out at the state capital in downtown Raleigh to celebrate and raise awareness of agriculture in North Carolina, a $78 billion business, and new efforts to grow N.C. agriculture to a $100 billion industry.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was among the speakers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Stakeholder’s Workshop on Coexistence held at NC State last week.
Dr. Joseph P. Zublena, director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and associate dean for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is retiring effective July 1.
Beginning farmers and growers considering new enterprises now have a new place to start: the NC Farm School website.
An unconventional indoor groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 13 marked the start of construction for a camp auditorium and learning center that an NC State University official said would be the crowning jewel of Millstone 4-H Camp, in North Carolina’s Sandhills region.
In most disciplines the word law is reserved for really important relationships or findings. In economics, there is something called Okun’s Law. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains what it means.
- Clayton targets research farm (Clayton News-Star)
- Honey bees and butterflies vital for produce production (WECT-TV)
- New industry spurred from breweries opening in NC (TWC News)
- Sorghum: 'Hidden gem' for North Carolina grain producers (Southeast Farm Press)
- U.S. poultry flocks stricken by deadly new bird flu (Toronto Star)