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.

Jul 12, 2018

“Get Out of Your Comfort Zone”: PSSI Words of Wisdom

Alexandra "Alex" Baughns of Orange Park, FL has some advice for teens thinking about agriculture: "get out of your comfort zone - anybody can be an advocate in agriculture as long as they're aware of the issues."

Jun 26, 2018

New PDPS Positions Supporting Research, Teaching and Extension

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is currently pursuing four faculty searches. The positions support integrated poultry production and cross-campus collaboration.

Jun 8, 2018

NC Youth Kick Off Summer With Poult Pick-Up

The official start of summer is just around the corner and to kick it off, youth from all over North Carolina are getting their new poults (baby turkeys) settled.