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Mary Beck

Mary Beck, Ph.D., is a poultry physiologist at Clemson University, a section editor for Poultry Science and executive secretary of the Southern Poultry Science Society; Email


Poultry industry faces research challenges

Collaboration among the industry, universities, growers, consumers and other stakeholders is essential in meeting poultry research challenges.
The long relationship between the poultry industry and poultry scientists was celebrated in July at the 100th annual meeting of the Poultry Science Association in St. Louis. As the industry and the research community enter the next phase of this relationship, what challenges and opportunities lie ahead? We’ve come a long way together, and it would be great to report that the most difficult challenges are behind us, but in fact many are already with us, and more lie ahead. 
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