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US launches agreement to further shell egg safety

US launches agreement to further shell egg safety | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has announced its intent to establish a Cooperative Agreement with the North Carolina State University, Prestage Department of Poultry Science and the Piedmont Research Station Poultry Unit to...

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The research project will focus on advancing shell egg safety from Salmonella serotypes in the US market. The agreement will go into effect in September 2013. Read more | http://tinyurl.com/ozpj2z6

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High Temperature During Incubation Boosts Hatchability, Growth

High Temperature During Incubation Boosts Hatchability, Growth | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
GLOBAL - Researchers have found that heat treatment of eggs before or during incubation improves hatchability and subsequent broiler growth.
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CALS poultry scientist, Dr. John Brake, is part of a research team which has found that heat treating eggs before & during incubation improves not only egg hatchability but also subsequent broiler chicken growth. the paper appears in Poultry Science. Read more | www.thepoultrysit... | Read paper | ps.fass.org/...

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HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING INCUBATION BOOSTS HATCHABILITY, GROWTH | CALS poultry scientist, Dr. John Brake, is part of a research team which has found that heat treating eggs before & during incubation improves not only egg hatchability but also subsequent broiler chicken growth. the paper appears in Poultry Science. Read more | www.thepoultrysit... | Read paper | ps.fass.org/...

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NCSU receives $10M gift - Triangle Business Journal

NCSU receives $10M gift  - Triangle Business Journal | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
N.C. State University received one of the largest donations in the school’s history...
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Clinton farmer gives NCSU $10M for poultry research, teaching :: WRAL.com

Clinton farmer gives NCSU $10M for poultry research, teaching :: WRAL.com | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
The owners of a Sampson County poultry and pork operation have donated $10 million to North Carolina State University for poultry research and education and extension programs, officials said Wednesday.
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$10 M Gift For Poultry Research At NC State —

$10 M Gift For Poultry Research At NC State — | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
The N.C. State University Department of Poultry Science will use a $10 million gift to recruit students and hire a professor.

 

The Department will look for someone with expertise in turkey physiology, immunology, and other poultry-related areas.

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NC State News :: Poultry Science Receives Transformational $10 Million Naming Gift From Prestage Family

NC State News ::  Poultry Science Receives Transformational $10 Million Naming Gift From Prestage Family | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

Chancellor Woodson, Poultry Science Dept. Head Mike Williams (above) and donor Bill Prestage discuss the importance of the gift in video interviews.

 

"A $10 million naming gift will help transform NC State’s Department of Poultry Science, a department that supports an important North Carolina – and national – industry.

 

"The new Prestage Family Department of Poultry Science is named in honor of Bill and Marsha Prestage and their family, who are longtime supporters of NC State and owners of Prestage Farms, a poultry and pork production company headquartered in Clinton, N.C.

 

"The gift comprises two endowments that will provide income in perpetuity to support a strategic combination of teaching, research and extension programs."

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Dr. Blake Brown, NC State Univ at Ag Impact Forum, Elizabeth City, NC

Dr. Blake Brown of NC State University discusses the impact that agriculture has on the North Carolina economy at the NC Farm Bureau/NC Animal Ag Coalition A...

 

Dr. Brown, who raises beef cattle, discusses the importance of animal agriculture in NC and the nation -- NC is number 2 nationally in hog & pork production. That accomplishment has come about in the alst 25 years as a result of North Carolina research and innovative production practices.

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Unexpected Entrepreneur

Unexpected Entrepreneur | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
From electrical engineer to entrepreneur: when Ph.D student Vindhya Kunduru came to NC State, she didn't know she'd soon be bringing vaccines to market.
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Kunduru took an enterpreneurship course in which she learned about a patented vaccine targeting poultry Salmonella, developed by Dr. Hosni Hassan & Matt Koci of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. As part of her entrepreneurial coursework, she helped develop a business plan for what became Enteric Vaccine Solutions. EVS is listed as one of NCSU's Clase of 2013 "Fast 15" spinoff companies. Read more: http://www.ncsu.edu/features/2013/03/unexpected-entrepreneur/  | Fast 15 list | http://research.ncsu.edu/ott/for-entrepreneurs/nc-state-fast-15/class-2013/

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N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L...

N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L... | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State
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Dr. Hosni Hassan, NC State University Prof. of Microbiology, & Dr. Matt Koci, Assoc. Prof. of Poultry Science, lead the charge on a new 5-year, $ 2.5M grant from USDA-NIFA to stamp out salmonella. They will try to develop new ways to prevent poultry from getting colonized by salmonella, so that poultry products the consumer comes in contact with are less likely to be capable of causing foodborne illness.

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$10 Million Gift Names NC State’s Poultry Science Department for Prestage Family - Prestage Farms, Inc.

$10 Million Gift Names NC State’s Poultry Science Department for Prestage Family - Prestage Farms, Inc. | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

Press release from the Prestage Farms web site.

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Prestage gives NCSU's poultry science department $10 million

Prestage gives NCSU's poultry science department $10 million | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
N.C State University officials announced Tuesday that the Department of Poultry Science, which has only 17 faculty members and about 75 undergraduate students, will get a $10 million donation from Clinton-based Prestage Farms, one of the largest...
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Farm gives North Carolina State $10 million

Farm gives North Carolina State $10 million | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

"Farm gives North Carolina State $10 million..."

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$10 million gift names Poultry Science Department for Prestage family | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NCSU

$10 million gift names Poultry Science Department for Prestage family | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NCSU | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

North Carolina State University’s Poultry Science Department has been renamed for the Prestage Family. Chancellor Randy Woodson announced a $10 million gift that will name and endow the department in N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

 

The Prestage Family Department of Poultry Science was renamed in honor of Bill and Marsha Prestage and their family, longtime supporters of N.C. State and owners of Prestage Farms, a poultry and pork production company headquartered in Clinton. Home to one of only six poultry science departments in the nation, N.C. State produces job-ready graduates in an important domestic industry.

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