Grant award program will support research to help protect dogs, cattle, sheep and poultry from parasitic diseases and develop formulations to extend efficacy of therapeutics.
Poultry production evolving rapidly as operations shoulder much longer list of responsibilities.
Current estimates of total livestock methane emissions may rely on outdated factors while not fully considering feed intake or manure storage facilities.
Threat of avian influenza is heightened due to annual migrations by wild bird species, particularly waterfowl.
Earth-air heat exchanger may be best way to protect farm animals in livestock buildings against effects of climate change.
Research to focus on tumor development pathways and could lead to new vaccines.
Poultry excrement could partially replace coal as a renewable energy source.