All-terrain wheelchairs, truck lifts and garden scooters are among the solutions the North Carolina AgrAbility partnership has designed to help disabled farmers remain productive. Extension specialist and associate professor Dr. Gary Roberson, of North Carolina State University, discusses the program and the impact of student design projects for these farmers.
Mike Walden explains why structural job change may be the source of job gains and losses in the future — and reveals implications of further impact.
Dr. John Thomas Ambrose — a popular College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor, NC State University administrator and bee authority – passed away in January after a short battle with brain cancer. He was 70.
There has been much research by academics and others trying to establish a linkage between state tax rates and state economic growth, says Mike Walden. He discusses why the findings have not been consistent – and in some cases have been contradictory.
A certificate program for food safety managers, developed NC State’s DELTA distance learning group, helps develop employees trained to ensure the safety and quality of the food we eat.
When it comes to infrastructure maintenance and improvement, it may be a matter of pay now or pay later. Mike Walden explains why.
A DNA cutting technology has changed the world of genetic studies, advancing food and agriculture, biotechnology and medical industries. In this short video, Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou discusses the CRISPR technology used in his lab in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences.
A pink buddleia developed by Dr. Dennis Werner, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor of Horticultural Science at NC State University, received one of two 2015 Green Thumb Awards from the Direct Gardening Association.
Dr. Mike Walden highlights the key barometers of the economy and where he sees them headed in 2015.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have for the first time mapped human disease-causing pathogens, dividing the world into a number of regions where similar diseases occur. The findings show that the world can be separated into seven regions for vectored human diseases – diseases that are spread by pests, like mosquito-borne malaria – and five regions for non-vectored diseases, like cholera.