Tagged: billy hargis

Poultry Lab Not Chicken About Developing Vaccine for Cattle

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

The Poultry Science Lab for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, run by Billy Hargis, has already developed vaccines to battle several diseases in poultry. Now, Hargis says, a pharmaceutical company recently contacted him about producing a vaccine to combat mastitis in cattle. Mastitis is a potentially fatal udder disease in dairy cows.

University of Arkansas Agri Division Inventions Generate Revenue

by Marty Cook 11/25/2013 12:00 am

Researching the DNA of strawberries, blackberries and even poultry are examples of the Division of Agriculture’s attempts to improve the lot of Arkansas’ farmers or stock raisers.