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Mar 30, 2020

Koci Helps Keep COVID-19 Facts Straight With Snopes

Matt Koci, a professor in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with expertise in virology and pathogens, recently weighed in on COVID-19 for an article on Snopes.com.

Jan 31, 2020

A Sheep-ish Exit: Dan Campeau Retires, Keeps Raising Livestock

In December, NC State Extension and PDPS said goodbye to Dan Campeau, as he retired after 32 years with Extension. He's staying busy, though: we caught up with Dan at his 90-acre sheep farm near Pittsboro, N.C.

Jan 17, 2020

“Everything Ties Together”: Alum Caitlin Rivord’s Post-PDPS Journey

Caitlin Rivord (Poultry Science '14) has a lot of experience and some great wisdom to share. Read about what's she done and what she recommends for current students.

Dec 11, 2019

Teaching and Learning Beyond Campus: Poultry Processing

Pat Curtis and Rasha Qudsieh think outside the box when teaching PO433/533. From field trips to baking, students applied what they were learning. Learn more about how moving beyond the lecture impacts students.

Oct 31, 2019

Poultry ASA Margaret Ross Contributes to USDA Grant: Pastured Poultry Videos Now Online

Imagine - you want to start a backyard chicken flock. You see a perfect Extension workshop, but it's four hours away in another county. Don't despair! Now you have another way to learn: NC Choices webinars.

Oct 24, 2019

Poultry Extension Kicks Off N.C. State Fair With Youth Market Turkey Show

When you think about the N.C. State Fair, what comes to mind? Is it turkeys? We hope it's turkeys! For many in PDPS, that's it exactly - turkeys, and specifically, the Youth Market Turkey Show (YMTS).

Oct 17, 2019

Just For Fun: Behind the Scenes at a Turkey (Photo) Shoot

It's North Carolina State Fair time! The Youth Market Turkey Show is tomorrow morning and youth from across the state will make their turkeys - like the one featured here - stars!

Oct 14, 2019

Bringing Industry, CALS Admins and Poultry Extension Together at Turkey Industry Days

What's the meaning life? We can't say for sure, but we do know one thing: gathering industry, administration, alumni and researchers is one of the things poultry Extension does best.

Oct 4, 2019

They Are the Champions: Turkey Show Tips From the Girls Who Know

Cooler weather? N.C. State Fair? Youth Market Turkey Show? They're all on their way! If you're showing a turkey, supporting our youth or new to it all, get ready with tips from 2018's winning showers.

Sep 26, 2019

Christina Sigmon’s Good Habits Lead to Better Safety – and a CALS Award

Over the summer, Christina Sigmon, a Research Technician in Robert Beckstead's lab, won a CALS Excellence in Safety award, but while the award is new, Sigmon's commitment to safety is anything but. Read how she keeps it safe, simply!