Extension

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 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.

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.

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.

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.