Animal health and production and animal products
Agriculture Thrives in Virginia
The network Agricultural Research and Extension Centers around Virginia help the Commonwealth’s number one industry — agriculture — thrive.
Economic Impact of the Horse Industry in Minnesota
Minnesota has about 680,000 households with horse enthusiasts, whereas about 29,000 own a horse.
Computational Fluid Dynamics to Design Future Dairy Housing
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed computational fluid dynamics models that can provide a clear picture of how new dairy housing barns—designed for ventilation and cow comfort—will perform in real-life settings.
Enhanced Access to and Rigor in Agricultural Science Education
To help meet the need for agriculture professionals Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) increases access to hands-on, rigorous sequences of courses in agricultural education.
Students Engaging the Environment Collaborate to Assess Aquatic Invasive Species
Invasive fish species pose a significant threat to aquaculture, fisheries, the sport fishing industry, water resources, and the environment.
VetLink Mobile App at Prairie View A&M: Agricultural Technology Breaking Through Barriers
VetLink is a mobile goat application developed by Dr. Paul Johnson, a research scientist in Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Agricultural Research Center (CARC).
Natural Parasite Management Improves Sustainability and Profitability of Small Ruminant Production
Fort Valley State University’s (FVSU) research and outreach on the tannin-containing legume sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) as a natural alternative to ineffective anthelmintic drugs has shown improved sustainability and profitability of small ruminant production systems in the United States.
University of Tennessee Extension Beef Cattle Programs
Challenges facing the beef cattle industry in Tennessee range from the adoption of very basic management practices to complicated global market drivers that affect input costs.
Students Trained in Seafood Safety
Specially trained seafood handlers will eliminate risk of contamination or hazards that could cause illness.
Cutting through the Barriers of Local Meat Sales for Virginia’s Small Farmers
When a Virginia sheep farmer told small ruminant scientist Dr. Dahlia O’Brien that transporting his livestock to quality, inspected slaughter facilities stressed the animals and caused measurable decreases in meat quality, she took action.