Because of the Midwest drought, the government says food prices are expected to rise the rest of this year as well as next year. Still, food is very much a bargain when viewed over several decades, says N.C. State University economist Mike Walden.
North Carolina’s economy and quality of life are linked inextricably with natural resources — the air, land and water upon which we all depend. To help protect the environment today and into the future, CALS faculty members have wide-ranging expertise they put to use through teaching, research and extension programs. Read More >>