Extension

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.

Jul 10, 2019

Feeding Community, 4 Years Running: Coastal Plains Chicken Project

"Something different and...fun" that gives back to the community - that's the 2019 Coastal Plains Chicken Project.

Apr 23, 2019

Field Notes: Extension ASAs and Faculty Give Calibration Demos

For poultry farmers spreading poultry litter as fertilizer is a springtime chore. To help the farmers get it just right, NC State Extension lends a hand with calibration demos.

Jan 22, 2019

Adding Value: Michael Joseph Brings New Expertise to PDPS

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) recently welcomed Michael Joseph to the faculty as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist.

Nov 12, 2018

“This Position Gives Me a Chance to Give Back”: New PDPS Extension Associate Mary Fosnaught

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is pleased to welcome Mary Fosnaught to the faculty starting October 3. We asked Fosnaught a few questions to introduce her as she settles in.

Nov 12, 2018

Talking Turkey at the N.C. State Fair

Learn who won and how it all works in the final article following the 2018 Youth Market Turkey Show.

Aug 31, 2018

Winter is Coming — But First, the Fall Youth Market Turkey Show

As North Carolina looks forward to cooler temperatures, it also looks forward to the State Fair. For some of NC's youngest, that means the Youth Market Turkey Show. PDPS checked in to see how things are going.

Jul 27, 2018

Fired Up for 4-H: Poultry Outdoor Cookery Contest

We all know summer is the perfect time to grill: long, warm days make it easier (and cooler!) to cook outside than in. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, barbecue is the way to go and North Carolina 4-H students are no different.