PoultryTech Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 1, Spring, 2016
Researchers Develop Robot to Autonomously Operate in a Poultry Growout House
Researchers Develop Robot to Autonomously Operate in a Poultry Growout House

Can a robot autonomously navigate a poultry house? Yes, say researchers with the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Agricultural Technology Research Program.

Manager's Corner
Manager's Corner

Welcome to the Spring 2016 issue of PoultryTech. Doug Britton, ATRP Program Manager, reviews the exciting and challenging year behind us.

 

 

 

Researchers Explore an Advanced Bacterial Enrichment Technique to Quickly Detect Foodborne Pathogens
Researchers Explore an Advanced Bacterial Enrichment Technique to Quickly Detect Foodborne Pathogens

The U.S. poultry industry places a top priority on food safety. Yet, the dynamic nature of daily processing and the ubiquitous nature of pathogens require a constant vigilance that today cannot be completely ensured through real-time, accurate, and sensitive sensing.

Removal of Free Fatty Acids from Rendered Oil
Removal of Free Fatty Acids from Rendered Oil

Daniel Sabo, Ph.D., research scientist, discusses his exploratory research project that is investigating the use of magnetic nanoparticles for removal of free fatty acids from rendered oil to improve oil quality and shelf life.

 

 

 

 

Technical Assistance Is Just a Phone Call Away
Technical Assistance Is Just a Phone Call Away

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Researchers Develop Robot to Autonomously Operate in a Poultry Growout House
Researcher Profile:
Milad Navaei

Micro/Nanoscale Technology, Electro-Mechanical Systems Design, Thin Films, Wearable Sensors, Energy and Thermal Sciences, System Integration, Bioengineering

OSHA’s Special Emphasis Program for Poultry Processing
OSHA’s Special Emphasis Program for Poultry Processing

Last fall, OSHA announced a comprehensive special emphasis program focusing on poultry processing plants in OSHA regions covering all states from the Carolinas through Texas, beginning the inspection and enforcement phase of the emphasis program in late January.

McMurray and Pierson Appointed to Agriculture Scientific Advisory Councils
McMurray and Pierson Appointed to Agriculture Scientific Advisory Councils

Gary McMurray, division chief of the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Food Processing Technology Division (FPTD) and John Pierson, GTRI/FPTD principal research engineer, were recently appointed to serve on Scientific Advisory Councils of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

 

2016 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry
2016 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry

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August 15-17, 2016
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Destin, Florida

Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership Offers Energy and Environmental Webinar Series
Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership Offers Energy and Environmental Webinar Series

The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) program at Georgia Tech is offering a series of free, one-hour webinars on energy and environmental issues affecting manufacturers across Georgia.

 

 


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August 15-17, 2016
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