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.
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.
COVID Can’t Stop the Learning: Interning During a Pandemic
Summer is normally a busy time for poultry science undergraduates, with many heading into internships. This year was a little less straightforward. Hear from students how COVID-19 impacted their plans.
Batting 1000: Feed Milling Awarded Third DELTA Grant
DELTA Grants has announced the 2020-2021 awardees and there are a couple of familiar faces on the list. It’s grants, not baseball, but power hitters Adam Fahrenholz and Marissa Herchler are batting a thousand.
All About Ammonia: New Research Could Improve Human Health and Animal Ag
Ammonia and myostatin have a complex relationship. Understanding it could help people with liver disease and poultry producers get more meat to more people. That's where Emily Miramontes comes in.
The AFNC’s Next Phase: Vivien Lettry Takes Over Project Coordination
PDPS recently welcomed Vivien Lettry as the Research Project Coordinator/Manager for the AFNC. She'll coordinate research projects and help guide the AFNC into its next phase.
Online Graduate Certificate Leads Student Closer to Her Master in Poultry Science
Ashley Gernat will graduate in May with her Feed Science graduate certificate. The online certificate helped her get started on her M.S. in Poultry Science, which she will continue working toward after graduation.
From Raleigh to Djilor: Dannica Wall and Poultry Farming in Senegal
CALS SAIGE hosted NC State Ph.D. (Poultry Science) student Dannica Wall for an eye-opening presentation on her time spent in Djilor, Senegal. Wall went abroad through Farmer to Farmer, a USAID-funded program that works to increase agricultural productivity and sustainable farming practices, and strengthen existing institutions.
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.
“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.