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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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!
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.
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.
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.
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.