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US launches agreement to further shell egg safety

US launches agreement to further shell egg safety | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has announced its intent to establish a Cooperative Agreement with the North Carolina State University, Prestage Department of Poultry Science and the Piedmont Research Station Poultry Unit to...

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The research project will focus on advancing shell egg safety from Salmonella serotypes in the US market. The agreement will go into effect in September 2013. Read more | http://tinyurl.com/ozpj2z6

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High Temperature During Incubation Boosts Hatchability, Growth

High Temperature During Incubation Boosts Hatchability, Growth | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
GLOBAL - Researchers have found that heat treatment of eggs before or during incubation improves hatchability and subsequent broiler growth.
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CALS poultry scientist, Dr. John Brake, is part of a research team which has found that heat treating eggs before & during incubation improves not only egg hatchability but also subsequent broiler chicken growth. the paper appears in Poultry Science. Read more | www.thepoultrysit... | Read paper | ps.fass.org/...

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HIGH TEMPERATURE DURING INCUBATION BOOSTS HATCHABILITY, GROWTH | CALS poultry scientist, Dr. John Brake, is part of a research team which has found that heat treating eggs before & during incubation improves not only egg hatchability but also subsequent broiler chicken growth. the paper appears in Poultry Science. Read more | www.thepoultrysit... | Read paper | ps.fass.org/...

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Backyard Farming Gets Fancy

Backyard Farming Gets Fancy | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
Williams-Sonoma, Fifth Season Gardening, Terrain Cater to Modern Homesteaders Who Demand Only the Best Equipment
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$1200 Chicken coops and more ... retailers target the upscale urban trend with high-end equipment.

 

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Unexpected Entrepreneur

Unexpected Entrepreneur | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
From electrical engineer to entrepreneur: when Ph.D student Vindhya Kunduru came to NC State, she didn't know she'd soon be bringing vaccines to market.
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Kunduru took an enterpreneurship course in which she learned about a patented vaccine targeting poultry Salmonella, developed by Dr. Hosni Hassan & Matt Koci of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. As part of her entrepreneurial coursework, she helped develop a business plan for what became Enteric Vaccine Solutions. EVS is listed as one of NCSU's Clase of 2013 "Fast 15" spinoff companies. Read more: http://www.ncsu.edu/features/2013/03/unexpected-entrepreneur/  | Fast 15 list | http://research.ncsu.edu/ott/for-entrepreneurs/nc-state-fast-15/class-2013/

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N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L...

N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L... | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State
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Dr. Hosni Hassan, NC State University Prof. of Microbiology, & Dr. Matt Koci, Assoc. Prof. of Poultry Science, lead the charge on a new 5-year, $ 2.5M grant from USDA-NIFA to stamp out salmonella. They will try to develop new ways to prevent poultry from getting colonized by salmonella, so that poultry products the consumer comes in contact with are less likely to be capable of causing foodborne illness.

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Small Flock Egg Production Field Day Sept. 19, 2012

Small Flock Egg Production Field Day Sept. 19, 2012 | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

The Small Flock Field Day, which focuses on small scale egg production in range setting, will be held Sept. 19, 2012, at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CDFS), Cherry Research Farm, Goldsboro, NC.

 

Everyone is welcome. Join us!

 

The program is here:

http://tinyurl.com/8bkmtyu

 

 

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