Posts Tagged ‘Cooperative Extension’

Betty Moseley receives valuable financial education, courtesy of Cooperative Extension

Betty Moseley has been an eager participant in family and consumer science programs, and she's given back by being an instructor in a cooking and nutrition program.

Betty Moseley, a retired dietitian living in Oxford, thought that she knew all there was to know about saving money. So when her North Carolina Cooperative Extension agent suggested that she sign up for the “Get the Money Monkey Off Your Back!” class series, she was skeptical. But now, she’s saving what she calls “real money.”

‘Destined to succeed’: Anson County 4-H’er Curtis Crump has his future in focus

Curtis Crump says that "4-H has been a huge impact on my life, because it gave me another source of support."

Ask Curtis Crump and he’ll tell you that 4-H, Cooperative Extension’s youth education program, is nothing less than “amazing.” In fact, Crump, a rising sophomore in business administration at East Carolina University, credits 4-H with putting him solidly on his educational and career path.

Part-time work

Many people are working part-time because they can’t find full-time work. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this may be a problem.

Is the U.S. an emerging market?

One would think the U.S. would be classified as a developed country. But one prominent investment analyst said the U.S. today is more like an emerging country. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Inflation and the dollar’s value

Many people worry about all the new money the Federal Reserve has been creating in recent years and the impact on the dollar’s value. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains the possible impact of the Fed’s actions..

Is the national debt a problem today?

The national debt has risen in recent years, but some people don’t see that as a problem. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why.

Impacts of energy exploration in North Carolina

What are the costs and benefits of energy exploration in North Carolina? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses a study he did to answer that question.

Taxing Internet sales

N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses a proposal in Congress to allow states to tax purchases made on the Internet.

New Vance County Extension director named

picture of Morris White

A Virginia Cooperative Extension agent has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Vance County.

Farming the forest: CALS expert helps landowners grow crops beneath the trees

Dr. Jeanine Davis

For property owners looking to find ways to earn money from their forested land, forest farming can be a promising alternative – or addition – to harvesting the trees. And for years, Dr. Jeanine Davis has been helping these landowners make the most of that promise.

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