Research

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.

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.

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.

Jul 25, 2019

On the Farm with Kelly Brannan: Alum Supports Research in Salisbury

Kelly Brannan works for NCDA&CS, but she's definitely part of the PDPS family. Read how this two-time alum describes how her work makes research happen.

Jun 24, 2019  |  Research

Gut-sy Research: 2019 AFNC Grants Support Swine, Disease Projects

The AFNC has announced its 2019 grant awards - Matt Koci and Sung Woo Kim will both study animal gut health.

Jun 20, 2019  |  Impact

On The Farm with Joseph Stuckey: ‘Unpretty’ Science, Big Impact

What is the Waste Processing Facility all about? Waste may be in the name, but there's a lot more to it than 'taking out the trash'. Find out all about it as Joseph Stuckey explains his work.

May 29, 2019

On The Farm with Ryan Patterson: Helping Chicken Research Happen

Where the research happens: read about what goes on at the Chicken Education Unit from manager extraordinaire Ryan Patterson.

Mar 21, 2019

Small Spaces, Big Impacts: Isolator Gift Helps Grow Research Program

In 2018, Robert Beckstead's lab could test 8 possible treatments for turkey and chicken diseases. In 2019, they can test close to 350. That's 45X as many tests! How? By going small with isolators.