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Prestage Department of Poultry Science

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Apr 17, 2024

What to Know About Avian Influenza in N.C. Dairy Cattle

Virus expert Matt Koci, from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, sheds light on highly pathogenic avian influenza in dairy cows and what it means for consumers and farmers. 

Callie Lewis Bryan making Wolfpack sign on campus

Mar 12, 2024

Hardworking Heroine

Callie Lewis Bryan, the only student from her high school graduating class to come to NC State, made the most of college, even in the face of unexpected challenges. 

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Feb 23, 2024

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors Announced

Twelve professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were recently named William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professors. 

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Jan 5, 2024

Poultry Science Professor Celebrates 50 Years at NC State

After 50 years as an NC State University poultry scientist, Frank Edens looks back at his career with the chickens. 

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Nov 20, 2023

Pardoned Turkeys Gobble Up Attention at NC State

Turkeys Chocolate and Chip couldn't be louder — or more thankful — for their lifestyle at NC State, as they entertain curious crowds following a 2022 Thanksgiving pardon. 

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Nov 6, 2023

In Their Own Words: CALS First-Generation Students

In honor of First Generation Celebration Week, CALS recognizes the diversity within the first-generation community and explores how their experiences contribute to the university's richness. 

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Apr 5, 2023

Ready to Roll

North Carolina's Braswell Family Farms are hard-boiled supporters of the Easter Egg Roll at the White House. This year, they'll send 30,000 brightly colored eggs for the festivities. 

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Mar 22, 2023

Peanuts May Pack a Punch for Women’s Health

Peanuts are a protein-packed legume that may have a new superpower in relieving menopause symptoms. Research chemist Ondulla Toomer tells us why peanut research, and women's health, may benefit from a new approach. 

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Mar 1, 2023

Frank Siewerdt To Lead Poultry Science

An NC State alumnus with experience in industry, government and academic roles will return to Raleigh to head one of the nation’s top poultry science departments. 

Andrea Rubio in her graduation regalia

Dec 6, 2022

Ph.D. Student Wants to Fill the Need for Feed Research

NC State CALS Ph.D. student Andrea Rubio loves working with animals too much to trade up her dusty T-shirts and boots for a more professional look post-graduation this fall.