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The 4-H Cookery: Divine Swine

4-H'er and her Grill

The smells wafting through the air at the North Carolina 4-H Cookery competition were nearly enough to break down a vegetarian. The parents and friends wading through the aromas were struck by the intensity of each scent as they wandered towards one booth for a sample… and then on to the next. Those smells were of pork, turkey, chicken and beef – all prepared in different and exciting ways by kids and young adults, ranging in age from 9 to 18, for a panel of judges.

YOU DECIDE: Do the ‘sigificant six’ control our future?

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

Mike Walden argues that we can better understand where the economy is headed by looking at six factors that drive the economy.

Military youth participate in Wolfpack baseball game

As N.C. State University’s baseball team took to the field against Wake Forest on Sunday, April 3, military youth and their families representing all branches of North Carolina’s military were on hand to participate in the second annual Military Appreciation Day Baseball Game.

Seafood Lab to offer HACCP workshops in May

photo block from seafood lab

The N.C. State University Seafood Laboratory at Morehead City’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology will offer two workshops in May on HACCP food safety planning for the seafood industry.

YOU DECIDE: Can good deeds and economics coincide?

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

Isn’t economics about cutthroat competition and profits at all costs? Perhaps not. Mike Walden discusses.

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