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Oysters and clams can be farmed together

Rutgers study finds raising multiple species in the same area could benefit shellfish aquacultureCredit: Michael Acquafredda/Rutgers University Eastern oysters and three species of clams can be farmed together and flourish, potentially…

Healthier chickens, happier consumers

New research to enhance chicken-raising practicesCredit: Photo courtesy the USDA ARS, image k10003-7 by S. Ausmus. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Smile, chickens. You're soon to be on candid camera. Hao Gan, a biosystems engineer with the…

Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

Credit: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. - Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing…