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Aug 2, 2022  |  News and Events

Prestage Department of Poultry Science Begins Search for Next Department Head

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science seeks an innovative leader with a vision to guide our dynamic multidisciplinary department as we develop science-based solutions for today's poultry industry and future generations.

Jul 8, 2022

I AM CALS: Dannica Wall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member Dannica Wall made history this spring when she became the first Black female to earn a Ph.D. from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

Jul 19, 2021

Hatching a Future

For Ebony Harris, NC State was the only school for her. Now she's making a name for herself in the poultry industry at Perdue.

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.

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.

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.