News and Events

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 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.

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.

May 21, 2019

NC State Loses a Beloved Teacher and Advisor

NC State University’s Prestage Department of Poultry Science lost an award-winning teacher, advisor and colleague on May 19, when Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst passed away.

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.

Feb 28, 2019

“Reunion City!”: Strengthening Connections at the 2019 IPPE

'Stick with what's working.' That idea - and last year's reception success - is why we hosted another reception at the 2019 IPPE in Atlanta. We're on a roll: even more folks joined us this year!

Feb 22, 2019

Award-Winning Impact: Anderson’s Research Recognized at 2019 IPPE

PDPS professor Ken Anderson has been investigating solutions to a tricky problem - what do to when disease strikes a poultry flock.

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 19, 2018

Strong Relationships Build Bright Futures – USPoultry Supports PDPS Recruitment

USPoultry continued more than a decade of support of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) by donating over $30,000 for recruitment for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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.