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drawing of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Dec 16, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Returning to Normal and Planning for the Future

How do we prevent this from happening again? 

bottles of vaccine

Dec 16, 2020

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccines 101, mRNA and Adenoviruses

Here’s how vaccines work and what mRNA and adenovirus vaccines are. 

A hand beginning to pour a mug full of egg nog

Dec 11, 2020

CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays

You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season. 

A small white box on PVC pipe poles over plots of soybeans in sandy soil.

Dec 9, 2020

Fiber Internet and More: NC State Research Stations Go Digital

CALS is investing in high-speed internet and other digital systems at its research stations and field labs to ensure these vital facilities will help keep North Carolina agriculture growing. 

students in masks hold a large check

Nov 24, 2020

Students Helping Students: PSC Donates to Feed the Pack Pantry

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we're giving thanks for the inspiring students of the Poultry Science Club (PSC) and their generous donation to the Feed the Pack pantry. 

Wild turkey

Nov 19, 2020

Talking Turkey: How the Bird Made a Comeback in North Carolina

An estimated 270,000 turkeys can be found in the forests of North Carolina. 

3-D rendering showing medullary, trabecular and cortical bone separated out

Nov 16, 2020

Micro-CT Adaptation Shines Light on What’s Inside a Chicken Bone

What do french fries, ice cream and chicken bone health have in common? Micro-CT technology can help researchers understand their structure. Sean Chen and Woo Kim just published their adaptations of micro-CT, showing its application to complex chicken bones. 

Tractor in a wheat field

Nov 11, 2020

How Animal Manure Could Help Reduce Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint

A new system developed by NC State researchers aims to decarbonize the agriculture industry. 

white commerical broiler chicken

Nov 10, 2020

Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry

When a particular strain of Enterococcus is found alongside E. coli in cases of avian colibacillosis, poultry fatality rates are higher. 

youth with white market turkeys in a semicircle

Oct 30, 2020

NCDA&CS Hosts the 2020 Youth Market Turkey Show, Keeps Safety in Mind

Even in a year full of challenges, North Carolina youth make us proud! Watch our highlights video of the 2020 Youth Market Turkey Show and see who took honors in each class.