Impact

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 20, 2019

Big Data, Big Ideas: FAI Symposium Addresses Future of Animal Agriculture

The FAI's first International Symposium on Precision Systems and Data Analysis in Animal Agriculture brought data and animal scientists together to showcase technologies that'll help meet the challenge of feeding a growing world population.

Aug 27, 2019

Beckstead Talks Turkey (Diseases, That Is) With Poultry Health Today

An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. Robert Beckstead talks disease prevention with Poultry Health Today.