Month: August 2020

UConn Researcher to Lead New Sustainable Poultry Production Project

Kumar Venkinanarayanan speaking at event at UConn
(Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

The United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) has announced a competitive award of $10 million to a project led by Kumar Venkitanarayanan, UConn College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education and Professor of Animal Science. The USDA-NIFA funded project is aimed at developing an integrated and sustainable program for enhancing the viability of antibiotic-restricted broiler production in the poultry industry. Read more.

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