Sunday, July 14, 2024

USDA celebrates the opening of its new poultry research facility in Georgia

Photo/M. A. Mortenson Co. The USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Ga., features a high biocontainment laboratory for safe research on exotic viruses of poultry.

Must read

ATHENS, Ga. — The USDA's Agricultural Research Service Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory opened its new research facility during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 4 at the U.S. National Poultry Research Center here.

The new research facility will increase the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory staff's capabilities to respond to highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks as they provide research information for eradication and control, as well as data for control of Newcastle disease, reoviruses, infectious bursal disease, Marek's disease, and other exotic and emerging viruses of poultry and other birds.

Key leaders including USDA's Under. . .

Register or Login to keep reading

Thank you for your interest in accessing the complete content. To continue reading, please register for free. By registering, you'll gain full access to our valuable resources, updates, and insights.

If you already have an account please Log In.

More articles

Latest article