Animal Science

May 4, 2020

On the Mooove: Grad Shauna Somerville’s CALS Dairy Story

When Shauna Somerville leaves NC State, she’ll have a bachelor’s degree in animal science and minors in agricultural business management and agroecology. Her path to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences all started with a crazy idea her mom had.

Apr 28, 2020

2019 Keller Award Winner, Becky Poole, Continues Her Passion for Cattle Research

Poole began her academic career at CALS pursuing a degree in animal science. Like many animal science majors, Poole went into the field with an interest in veterinary medicine, but soon realized just how many opportunities she had to choose from in the expansive field.

Apr 17, 2020

An Innovative Approach With Existing Technology

Professors Jonathan Holt and Sierra Young are finding new ways of using existing technology to help pork producers more accurately determine weight in pigs.

Nov 6, 2019  |  Research

Emerging Research Showcase Connects Faculty with Partners

In October, seven faculty members presented their innovative food animal research to potential industry partners at the second Emerging Research Showcase.

Aug 26, 2019

Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony

The 2019 Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony will be on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at NC State University’s E. Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit. Join us for educational programs showcasing the significant impact that the NC BEEF System has […]

Jul 10, 2019

High School’s Not Too Early For Internships – Just Ask Addison Furr

Raleigh Charter High School senior Addison Furr talks the challenges and triumphs of tackling internships early – in her case, with the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service.

Jun 10, 2019

Rhinos On The Resume: International Experience Bolsters Future Plans

When wildlife conservation students step off the plane into South Africa, they walk into long days, hard work – and a pre-veterinary experience like no other.

Dec 31, 2018

CALS New Year’s Resolutions

Having a hard time coming up with a New Year’s resolution for 2019? Several faculty members from NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently shared suggestions from their areas of expertise.

Dec 11, 2018

Update: From Factory Floor To First-Generation College Student…To Graduation

Animal Science's Selena Ibarra has made it to graduation. It wasn't easy – but luckily, if there's one thing her life has taught her how to handle, it's hard work.

Oct 23, 2018

The Bahamas Meets Patterson Hall: Ambassador, Officials Visit CALS

A high-level delegation from The Bahamas met with CALS researchers and administration to discuss technology, marine sciences and education.