2019 Texas Broiler Symposium

2019 Texas Broiler Symposium 2019 Texas Broiler Symposium Program Events for September 24th GOLF: A golf outing is planned at the Woodland Hills Golf Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee off at 12:00. The cost is $26 for golf and lunch. The DEADLINE for golf sign‐up is September 18th. For more information and to sign‐up contact: James Grimm at j.grimm@txpoultry.org; 512.248.0600 or Jim Basler at jim.basler@ceva.com; 469.644.6850. DINNER: Catfish and chicken dinner on September 24th at 6pm at the Nacogdoches Civic Center ($15 additional charge for meal)…. Read More →

Poultry Science Association (PSA) Meeting

We had an awesome group of Poultry Science students recognized for presenting their research at the Poultry Science Association (PSA) Meeting held in Canada this year. Honors included: POSC UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: Dalton Dennehy, Certificate of Excellence in Metabolism and Nutrition (Vitamins and Minerals) Allison Milby, Certificate of Participation Bryce Leopold, Certificate of Participation POSC GRADUATE STUDENTS: Kyle Brown, Certificate of Excellence in Metabolism and Nutrition (Enzymes) Travis Williams, Certificate of Excellence in Genetics and Genomics Section for best oral presentation in the Oral Student Presentation Competition and the… Read More →

Clayton Bill, Sanderson Farms Intern Summer 2019

As a high school student actively involved with the Future Farmers of America Organization, better known as FFA, Clayton Bill quickly realized his passion for agriculture. However, it took until furthering his academic career at Texas A&M University for Bill to identify his interest in the poultry industry. “When I got to Texas A&M and I started working in the poultry science department, I fell in love with it because it wasn’t just about raising chickens, it was community, it was team work, it was family and you… Read More →

Dr. Audrey McElroy named 2019 Novus Outstanding Scholar

The Novus Outstanding Scholar Award winner is selected by Novus and recognizes a researcher who has helped Novus further its goal in developing science-based solutions for the agriculture industry. Her current research at Texas A&M includes growth performance, gut health and dietary strategies in poultry. Dr. McElroy has authored or co-authored 45 peer-reviewed publications, over 100 abstracts published in proceedings from national or international scientific meetings, and three trade journal articles. To read more.

Olsovsky Named Student Employee of the Year

Each year, Texas A&M University joins colleges and universities across the country in recognizing the importance of the student employment experience during National Student Employment Week.  During this week long celebration, April 8-12, 2019, Texas A&M University names a Campus and a Community Student Employee of the Year.  We are very proud to announce that one of our very own students, Taylor Olsovsky, was named Texas A&M University Community Student Employee of the Year!!! Taylor has been a stock show intern in the TAMU POSC AgriLife Extension unit since… Read More →

Berghman recognized at 2019 Patent and Innovations Awards

    Dr. Luc Berghman was recognized for his accomplishments during the 2019 Patent and Innovations Award Luncheon which was held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. This event was put on by the Texas A&M University System Office of Technology Commercialization and spotlights the patents and PVP’s issued to TAMU faculty during 2018. Patents issued to Dr. Berghman in 2018 include: 3437AGLR11-07, COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF ENHANCING IMMUNE RESPONSES TO EIMERIA OR LIMITING EIMERIA, Patent #9,884,099, Issued 2/6/2018 3054AGLR10-04, VACCINE VECTORS AND… Read More →

Silva receives “Diamond V Scholarship”

We are excited to announce that Texas A&M Poultry Science undergraduate, Mr. Austin Silva, received the “Diamond V Endowed Undergraduate Poultry Science Scholarship”. This scholarship is a $5000 scholarship sponsored by the Poultry Science Association in collaboration with Diamond V. It is awarded to a rising Junior undergraduate student in the field of Poultry Science based on scholastic achievement and service alongside interest/knowledge of the role the poultry industry plays in feeding the world’s population. Silva is from Kingsville, Texas and will be a senior this fall double… Read More →

Breaking ground on new poultry biosafety research facility

COLLEGE STATION – A groundbreaking ceremony was held Oct. 25 for the new Biological Safety Level-II research facility at the Texas A&M University Poultry Research Center, 1202 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South in College Station. Merck Animal Health and Tyson Foods have provided gift funding for the new research facility, which aims to solve health-related challenges facing the poultry industry. The facility will encompass research and education activities by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and teaching faculty within the College of Agriculture and Life… Read More →