Animal health and production and animal products

Modifying Hen Diets Reduces Egg Facility Emissions

Iowa is the nation's number-one state in egg production.

Video Games Offer Clues to Help Curb Animal Disease Outbreaks

As Asia and Europe battle African swine fever outbreaks, University of Vermont (UVM) research shows how farmers’ risk attitudes affect the spread of infectious animal diseases and offers a first-of-its kind model for testing disease control and prevention strategies.

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.