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.
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.
Talley Turkey Education Unit Dedicated
The Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) dedicated the Talley Turkey Education Unit on February 22 in recognition of the generous gift of Windell and Judy Talley and family. Following a luncheon and program at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center, Mr. and Mrs. Talley and other members of the Talley family visited the newly dedicated unit.
Meet and Greet at 2018 IPPE
This year, while exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), the Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) hatched something new — a meet and greet event for prospective graduate students.
Hamby Family Graduate Student Award in Memory of John W. Hamby Jr.
The Hamby family has honored the memory of John W. Hamby Jr. by establishing funds to support M.S. or Ph.D. students in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
Student Spotlight: PDPS Junior Kate Hice Interns with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) Junior Kate Hice interned with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County Egg Facility in Pantego, NC this summer and was invited back to intern next summer!
Faculty Spotlight: PDPS Professor Jim Petitte Works with Transgenic Poultry
Petitte came to NC State to work on his postdoctoral research in Biotechnology. Currently, Petitte is working with a team from NC State and Duke University and using poultry as a model for human disease, specifically ovarian cancer.
Poultry Science Club
PSC had its first meeting on Aug. 22. The club plans to participate in the NC State Fair where a PDPS booth will be set up as well as Casey the Cardinal. Members will assist with the Annual Youth Market Turkey Show, various food drives, and a ham/turkey sale.
NC State PDPS hosts annual Poultry Science Summer Institute
On July 30-Aug. 3 NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) celebrated its 10th-anniversary Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) program.
PDPS names Dr. Patricia Curtis as Department Head
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) recently named Dr. Patricia Curtis as the new Department Head.