Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

ag symposiumreducedAgriculture graduate students Garret Ashenbranner and Ian Brock received top honors at the Ninth Annual Agricultural Consortium of Texas Research Symposium hosted by Texas A&M University.

Ashenbranner’s research investigating a composting poultry litter system compared to a conventional poultry litter system and its effects on the performance of broiler chickens was named top research poster, while Brock’s research evaluating the water consumption of broilers reared on different water treatment programs placed second.

Fellow students Kennedi Achilles and Shania Simons also presented in the graduate research competition, while Carly Wright competed in the undergraduate portion.

Annual Agricultural Consortium of Texas Research Symposium is comprised of all universities in Texas who offer courses in agriculture.