Animal Science

Oct 25, 2017

Faculty Focus: 30 Years At CALS With Billy Flowers

From his nostalgic graduation traditions to his mischievously long memory, how Billy Flowers became "something of a legend" in the halls of the Animal Science Department.

Sep 10, 2017

How to Shape a Passion Into a Career: Award-Winner Paul Siciliano

Professor Paul Siciliano just won two national awards — and is one of the few people who can say with honesty that this isn't his first rodeo.

Aug 22, 2017

Extension’s Andrea Gibbs: “You Never Know Where Life Will Lead”

Animal Science grad Andrea Gibbs has been an Agricultural Extension Agent in Hyde County for about three years, and has one piece of advice for students: explore.

Aug 14, 2017

From 4-H to the Brickyard

When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she'll already know her way around campus.

Jul 27, 2017

All About Eve

Extension Agent Eve Honeycutt braves 4-H, hurricanes and horse manure -- all in a day's work. And her warm, down-to-earth demeanor, coupled with depth of knowledge and commitment to her agricultural community, has made Honeycutt a well-known presence in the counties she serves.

Jul 11, 2017

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.

Jul 6, 2017

“Ooo”s and “Eww”s: High Schoolers Experience Livestock Camp

In its first year, the week-long NC State Livestock Science Camp was a smashing success: full to capacity with students ready to take on examining goat hoofs and helping deliver a calf.

Jun 27, 2017

Zoo Veterinarian and CALS Grad Amanda Guthrie: “Be Fearless”

Amanda Guthrie is living her dream as senior veterinary officer at the ZSL London Zoo, overseeing the care of nearly 20,000 animals.

Jun 12, 2017

Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats

For more than a decade, Professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.

May 12, 2017

Soldiers In The Field

Partnering with the College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State Extension helps provide hands-on farm animal training before U.S. soldiers deploy to countries with agricultural economies. When Staff Sgt. Angelsea Sorrells reported to the CALS Beef Educational Unit in summer 2016, […]