Department Events

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!

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

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 10, 2018

Reaching Out: PDPS Hosts Reception at PSA Annual Meeting

It's good to do something new - and even better when you know it will work. That was the idea behind the Graduate Student Reception hosted by PDPS at the 2018 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX.

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 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.

May 14, 2018

Future-Focused: PDPS Celebrates the Class of 2018

Prestage Department of Poultry Science graduates are going places. With post-graduation plans ranging from full-time jobs to internships to graduate study, PDPS's newly minted alums are ready to shape the future in and beyond poultry science.

Mar 30, 2018

Students Decide If Chickens Make The Grade

The early bird may get the worm, but for FFA club members across North Carolina, getting up early was just one part of competing in the NC FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event.

Mar 19, 2018

Poultry Science Club at 2018 IPPE

In January, the NC State Poultry Science Club (PSC) flocked to the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, gathering industry knowledge — and recognition — during the 3-day conference.

Mar 6, 2018

Talley-ing Up The Turkey Unit

Thanks to a visionary gift from the Talley family, the newly named Windell and Judy Talley Turkey Education Unit will boast renovations to improve biosecurity, decrease labor costs and boost turkey research productivity.