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NIFA Invests $4.5M in Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation

The AFRI Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation Program promotes innovative work in cellular, molecular, genomic and whole-animal aspects of nutrition, growth and lactation. Program priorities focus on:  Nutrient utilization and efficiency, including influence and impact of the gastrointestinal microbiome, especially mitigation of enteric methane and other greenhouse gases; Innovative approaches to feed formulation or use of novel alternative feedstuffs, especially those that may contribute to reducing emission of methane and other greenhouse gases; Improving the quality and efficiency of producing meat, milk, eggs, fish, and animal fiber; and metabolic disorders and nutritional deficiencies affecting production.

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