North Carolina A&T, Prairie View A&M Part of…

Faculty members from North Carolina A&T State University and Prairie View A&M University have received federal funding to work as part of a national consortium to improve poultry production and safety. The two historically black institutions are part of a six-institution team to receive a five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to research how farmers can limit the use of antibiotics in raising chickens, which would reduce the occurrences of illness in the animals and mitigate opportunities for poor health outcomes associated with human consumption.

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