Breeders Roundtable focus is genetic trends

March 28, 2012

TUCKER, Ga. — The National Breeders Roundtable brings together breeder specialists and geneticists from the industry, universities and government to discuss the latest breeding research developments and genetic trends. The 61st Annual National Breeders Roundtable agenda will include an Analysis of Genomic Prediction; Experience with Single-Step Genomic Evaluation; SNP Discovery in the Turkey: Potential...

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ARS nutrient data available via phone apps, web sites

March 27, 2012
ARS nutrient data available via phone apps, web sites

By Rosalie Marion Bliss Special to Poultry Times BELTSVILLE, Md. — Health-conscious owners of “smart phones” and home computers are thumbing and clicking their way to nutritious food choices. A downloadable version of the USDA flagship National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR), listing more than 7,600 food items, is being downloaded and incorporated into...

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Alltech, UK forge Master Alliance Agreement

March 27, 2012
Alltech, UK forge Master Alliance Agreement

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Alltech and the University of Kentucky  have signed a Master Alliance Agreement to help streamline collaboration on a range of issues in the areas of human and animal health and nutrition. Alltech officials estimate that the new Master Agreement will help generate annual funding of research activities of $2.5 million within...

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First All-Florida Ag Show launches in April

March 27, 2012

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Florida Grower and the Highlands County Farm Bureau have teamed up to launch the first-ever All-Florida Ag Show, April 25-26, 2012, at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center in Sebring, Fla. The show is the only agricultural industry gathering in Florida that brings together members of all sectors in the...

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Pfizer awards veterinary scholarships

March 26, 2012
Pfizer awards veterinary scholarships

MADISON, N.J. — Pfizer Animal Health has awarded $2,500 each to 331 second- and third-year veterinary students at accredited universities throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean, for a total of $827,500. For the third consecutive year, Pfizer Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation have partnered in an ongoing commitment to invest in...

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Sanderson Farms and American Proteins receive Clean Water Awards

March 26, 2012

TUCKER, Ga. — Sanderson Farms of Flowood, Miss., and American Proteins of Cuthbert, Ga., have been awarded the 2012 Clean Water Awards by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association.  Presented annually, the awards recognize excellence in the operation of wastewater treatment plants in the poultry industry. The presentations were made during USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar...

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