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Superbugs from swine?

New research from North Carolina State University and Kansas State University shows that the common pests that live on the swine farms acquire antibiotic-resistant bacteria and have the potential to spread these bacteria.

Strawberry breakfast a sweet start to Valentine’s Day

Strawberry blonde muffins

Looking for a way to get Valentine’s Day off to a sweet start? Try the strawberry blonde muffin recipe that a Johnson & Wales student developed as part of the N.C. Strawberry Project, a partnership with N.C. State University.

YOU DECIDE: Why are gas prices up?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Rising gas prices may not be good for our individual budgets, but they are an indication that the economy is improving overall.

YOU DECIDE: Does North Carolina follow Hauser’s Law?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Tax rates change, but tax collections as a percentage of the economy don’t. Economist Mike Walden discusses this seeming contradiction.

Turfgrass Short Course is Feb. 14-18

The annual North Carolina Turfgrass Short Course is Feb. 14-18 at the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Obituary: Ken Fager, CEFS research specialist

Ken Fager

Ken L. Fager, 48, passed away Dec. 31. He was a researcher and educator at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at N.C. State University. A native of Pennsylvania, Fager earned his bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Penn State University in 1984.

N.C. State University dedicates its first ‘green’ building at Eastern 4-H Center

4-H Conference Center

The facility that is expected to be N.C. State University’s first “green” LEED-certified building will be dedicated Thursday, Jan. 6, but it won’t be on campus. The conference center at the Eastern 4-H Educational Center in Tyrrell County is awaiting LEED certification – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The new conference center building – with a recreation hall, classrooms and dining room — will be dedicated at 3 p.m.

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