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Jun 18, 2020

Faculty Focus: Ferket Works with Companies to Improve Poultry Health and Growth

Peter Ferket has spent more than 30 years working with many companies in the poultry, feed and allied industries to improve poultry health, nutrition and production efficiency. 

Two researchers with two chicks

Jun 23, 2017

Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry

With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them. 

Jun 1, 2017

Poultry Science Summer Institute

Jun 1, 2017

4-H Congress Competitions

Turkey BBQ Chicken BBQ Egg Cookery Poultry Presentations   

Jun 1, 2017

4-H State Poultry Judging Competition

Feb 12, 2014

‘A rebirth of agriculture’: Extension helps unemployed veteran launch sustainable business, giving new life to an old family farm

When Robert Elliott imagines his future as a farmer, he sees a large operation with a nice market where customers can buy affordable, sustainably produced vegetables, fruit, chickens, turkeys and more. While it's just a dream right now, Elliott is making fast progress since the day when he found himself an unemployed veteran with no job prospects. He credits the support and knowledge he’s gotten from North Carolina Cooperative Extension. 

Nov 26, 2013

Growing local food — and dreams

As the holidays approach, Franklin County farmer Robert Elliott sends his thanks, in the form of an audio slideshow, to Cooperative Extension and agricultural agent Martha Mobley, this year’s winner of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Educator of the Year Award. 

Jul 12, 2011

N.C. State researchers to study genetics of heat tolerance in poultry

Poultry science researchers at N.C. State University and two other institutions are hoping to learn more about the genetic traits and responses that could help poultry better cope with heat stress. Such knowledge will help poultry producers around the world plan for rising temperatures from global climate change.