News and Events

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.

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.