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Department of Animal Science

Aug 28, 2014

Nurturing a new venture: CALS animal scientist assists in sustainable swine operation start-up

The College's Silvana Pietrosemoli works with Alleghany County farmers to set up a pastured pork operation. 

Aug 26, 2014

Priceless Experience

The Dairy Education Unit prepares tomorrow’s dairy leaders in a real-world environment. 

Aug 26, 2014

CALS students are winners at HOSA national conference

Erin Beasley and Crystal Cain were among medalists at the HOSA: Future Health Professionals National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Beasley won first place and Cain took second in the Veterinary Science competition at the week-long conference. 

Aug 25, 2014

CALS’ Odle wins New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award

The award is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association and the Federation of Animal Science Societies. Odle is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Department of Animal Science. 

May 28, 2014

CALS graduate students earn top honors at national scientific meeting

The students were among winners at the 2014 Experimental Biology meetings, in conjunction with the American Society for Nutrition’s 78th Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting. 

Apr 22, 2014

Second annual Wolfpack Roundup auction exceeds success of inaugural year

The livestock merchandising class gives students the opportunity to learn about and handle livestock and gain hands-on experience planning for, promoting and conducting a livestock auction. 

Apr 10, 2014

N.C. State’s Farm Animal Days draws multitudes

The annual opportunity to meet and greet farm animals is hosted by N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its departments of Animal Science, Prestage Poultry Science, and Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. 

Feb 12, 2014

Handling with CARE

The healing power of pets is shared by Pre-Vet Club students in an award-winning community service partnership with CARE NC. 

Feb 12, 2014

CALS came to the fair

A showcase of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences programs was on view at the 2013 North Carolina State Fair. Prominent in the fair’s Agriculture Today tent was a CALS exhibit focused on accessibility in agriculture, with displays from the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Research Shop, the North Carolina AgrAbility Partnership and Extension therapeutic horticulture programs. 

Nov 21, 2013

College Profile: Amy McLean

CALS equine specialist Dr. Amy McLean plays a key role in an international initiative to improve the health, welfare and productivity of working equids.