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Dr. Robert Beckstead: Researching alternative solutions for blackhead disease

With a mortality rate of up to 30 percent, blackhead disease can be detrimental to the flock and to poultry producers. Dr. Robert Beckstead and his team at North Carolina State University is researching the disease on a molecular level.…

Dr. Kyle McKinney: The enzyme opportunity

Livestock misses out on about 25 percent of the available nutrients in feedstuffs, resulting in a $4-quadrillion loss that the ag industry can't afford as it works to feed the growing population. Dr. Kyle McKinney focuses on solutions that…

Grain storage tips: Monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain

Following flooding, it's important to monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain. Know which precautions need to be taken in order to protect grain storage from contamination.