animal science

Oct 12, 2017  |  Events

The 150th N.C. State Fair

The 150th NC State Fair begins today and runs for the next 11 days. Check out NC State's participation at the fair, from the Food Science Club's Howling Cow tent to the Animal Science Club's State Fair Ark and cow-milking exhibit.

Jul 13, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: In 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.

Jun 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry, Livestock Grazing

Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.

May 15, 2013

Study Shines Light on Mules, Their Blood Chemistry

Offspring of female horses and male donkeys, mules are often associated with caution and hard work. While they’ll never be mistaken for thoroughbreds, mules play important roles in modern society – performing grunt work in areas from developing countries to […]

Oct 19, 2012

Putting the State in State Fair

Cow milking, gardening tips and managing livestock are just some of the ways NC State supports the North Carolina State Fair.

Sep 9, 2010

Faculty Win Animal Science Awards

The American Society of Animal Science honored Drs. Ken Esbenshade and Jack Odle with top awards this summer.

Jan 28, 2010

See to Head Animal Science

Dr. M. Todd See has been named head of the animal science department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Jan 28, 2010

Homegrown Help for Haiti

For four years, NC State animal science professor Charlotte Farin has had a hand in feeding 1,400 Haitian schoolchildren who live within six miles of the epicenter of the recent earthquake. The farm she works with now serves as a humanitarian aid center for those suffering in the region.