Found 14 events matching "poultry science"

1881

Poultry research begins at the North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station

1895

Poultry Division added

Poultry Division added to the North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station

1897

North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station moves to the A&M campus

1900

First poultry courses

1912

Poultry curriculum established

Poultry classes became part of the curriculum in the Department of Animal Industry.

1923

Poultry Department established

Poultry Department becomes one of six original departments in the School of Agriculture.

1/10/1926

Poultry Judging Team competition

The State College Poultry Judging Team competes for the tenth consecutive year at the National Inter-Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1940

Food Science curriculum established

Work done in food science is scattered throughout several departments, namely Animal Industry, Horticulture, and Poultry Science.

12/8/1952

Scott Hall opens

State College celebrates the opening of Scott Hall, the new poultry science building, named for Robert Walter Scott. Construction of Scott Hall cost the college $380,110.97.

1962

Department of Poultry Science

The Poultry Department is renamed the Department of Poultry Science.

1968

Dearstyne Avian Health Center built

The Dearstyne Avian Health Center was named for Roy Styring Dearstyne, who served as professor of poultry science and pathologist for the Agricultural Experiment Station starting in 1922.

2012

Poultry Science department renamed

The department becomes the Prestage Department of Poultry Science after receiving a $10 million gift to honor Bill and Marsha Prestage, owners of the Prestage Farms poultry and pork production company.

2012

Department of Poultry Science History

Gerald B. Havenstein.wrote the History of the Department of Poultry Science and Other Poultry Related Programs at North Carolina State University, 1881-2010. A print edition exists in the library.