Auburn expands poultry center with $2.5m gift

New Miller Poultry Center will replace existing Poultry Research Farm Unit at Auburn University.

A $2.5 million gift from Charles C. "Buddy" Miller III and wife Pinney Allen will memorialize an Auburn University alumnus and poultry industry innovator while furthering plans for a modern, multiphase research and education center for Auburn's College of Agriculture.

The couple made the gift to honor Miller's parents, Virginia Doke Miller and Charles C. Miller Jr. — a forward-thinking poultry industry pioneer. On Feb. 5, the Auburn University board of trustees approved naming the

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