Impact

Sep 16, 2020

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.

Sep 8, 2020

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.

Jul 17, 2020

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.

Jun 2, 2020

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.

May 5, 2020

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.

Apr 9, 2020

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.

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.