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Sustainable Precision Animal Agriculture

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Through the Sustainable Precision Animal Agriculture platform, we seek to provide Research, Extension and Education opportunities to help address critical opportunities and challenges associated with incorporating technologies into intensive and extensive animal production systems, the associated cropping systems responsible for feed production, and the food manufacturing systems responsible for delivering safe, affordable food to the growing population.

Testbed research facilities

We have five (5) testbed facilities available for research, teaching and extension activities focused on precision monitoring. To find the facility that meets your needs, click on the link below to search by species and available equipment.

Platform overview

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affiliate faculty within the SmartFarm Innovation Network® - Precision Animal Agriculture Platform

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Meet the Platform Leader

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Dr. White is an associate professor in the department of animal and poultry science with an emphasis on sustainable food production systems and precision technologies. She leads an interdisciplinary team focused on developing testbed sites on campus and the agricultural research and extension centers to focus on sustainable precision animal agriculture. 

I look forward to facilitating activities and connecting researchers under the Sustainable Precision Animal Agriculture platform