Stories From 2021

Feb 24, 2021

Campylobacter Strains Exchange Genes, Can Become More Virulent and Antibiotic Resistant

New CVM-led research finds that Campylobacter bacteria persist throughout poultry production – from farm to grocery shelves – and that two of the most common strains are exchanging genetic material.

Feb 22, 2021

Lin Walker Brings Applied Research Passion to PDPS and Poultry Extension

Food safety is an important, ongoing concern for poultry producers and consumers. PDPS is happy to announce Lin Walker as our new Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist focusing on applied microbiology.

Feb 18, 2021

Golden LEAF Awards Ag Institute Nearly $1M

NC State’s Agricultural Institute will use the funds from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the animal industry by expanding the pipeline of available talent for jobs.

Feb 15, 2021

Farming for Change

Since beginning the Jenkins MBA program, Olivia Watkins has invested even more time into Black Farmer Fund, earning her a spot on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for social impact.

Feb 15, 2021

Campylobacter Strains Exchange Genes, Can Become More Virulent and Antibiotic Resistant

Two common strains of Campylobacter are exchanging genes, which could lead to more antibiotic-resistant and infectious strains.

Feb 2, 2021

Extraordinary Farmer, Extraordinary Eggs

Trey Braswell builds on long-held family values as he forges new paths for Braswell Family Farms. Find out more in this episode of Farms, Food and You.

Jan 26, 2021

Spring 2021, The Oath Magazine

The latest issue of The Oath focuses on our ever-growing global health program and the impact it is already making on the world.

Jan 21, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccination Rates and New Mutations of the Virus

Let’s talk about mutations to the virus that causes COVID-19.

Jan 20, 2021

Q&A: Director Sid Thakur on How NC State’s Global Health Program is Changing the World

Thakur talks about the importance of veterinarians to global health, the program’s plans for the future and why he’s optimistic that NC State can make a real difference in addressing the world’s most pressing health challenges.

Jan 10, 2021

When It Comes to COVID-19 Vaccines, We Know a Lot

Expert at NC State answer common questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and effectiveness, and the challenges of global distribution.