News and Events

Sep 14, 2022

Food Animal Innovation Summit To Bring Scientists and Leaders Together

On Sept. 26-28, 2022, a diverse group of scientists and leaders will gather to exchange ideas and solutions to the primary concerns of animal agriculture at the second annual Food Animal Innovation Summit at the StateView Hotel in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Aug 2, 2022  |  News and Events

Prestage Department of Poultry Science Begins Search for Next Department Head

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science seeks an innovative leader with a vision to guide our dynamic multidisciplinary department as we develop science-based solutions for today's poultry industry and future generations.

Jul 8, 2022

I AM CALS: Dannica Wall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences staff member Dannica Wall made history this spring when she became the first Black female to earn a Ph.D. from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

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.

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!