The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service has wrapped up a series of 14 public listening sessions and is moving forward on schedule with its system-wide reorganization effort in 2014. Nearly 2,000 employees, volunteers, elected officials, agricultural producers and others participated in listening sessions in November and December. A new plan for Extension is expected by spring.
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden looks into his economic crystal ball to tell us what to expect in 2014.
The Retiree and Donor Appreciation Event, celebrating the contributions of donors and retirees to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, this year included an opportunity for the guests of honor to participate in a special Cooperative Extension Visioning Initiative.
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses apprentice programs, which many experts think can play in important role in today’s labor market.
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the key issues related to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.
Two long-time College of Agriculture and Life Sciences administrators have been named to new positions. Dr. Marshall Stewart has been named special assistant to the dean and director of college strategy and leadership effective Jan. 1. Dr. Harry Daniels’s appointment as head of the newly created CALS Department of Applied Ecology was effective Nov. 1.
Should we celebrate of condemn the Federal Reserve? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the often controversial federal agency.
The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has awarded $180,000 to the North Carolina FFA Foundation to improve high school agricultural education programs throughout the state.
CALS equine specialist Dr. Amy McLean plays a key role in an international initiative to improve the health, welfare and productivity of working equids.
Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk, research assistant professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named to the Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration.