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US Study to Focus on Enriching Pig Environment

How can environmental enrichment techniques improve pig welfare, health and productivity? That question is soon key for researchers at the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS). [Source: Pig Progress 16 March 2020]

The study is one of the 1st of its kind in the USA, according to the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). The foundation awarded a $ 75,000 grant for this research to the Agricultural Research Service, part of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Commercial parties like Nestle and Tyson Foods have provided matching funding for a total $ 150,000 investment.

Read the full article at Pig Progress.