Non-AFRE Co-Principle Investigators: (PI) Janice Swanson, Animal Science Department
This is a USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture funded grant, via Kansas State University as the lead, and co-implemented in the MSU Department of Animal Science, with collaboration from the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics at MSU.
The long-run goal of this project is to improve the situation presented by growing animal welfare concerns for U.S. beef and dairy cattle operations. Specific objectives include:
Implementation Jan. 2012 – Jan. 2015.
View a presentation on this research “Benchmarking Industry Self-Perceptions Regarding Animal Welfare” by Glenn Tonsor, Kansas