Animal Food & Nutrition Consortium
To promote innovation and advance the nutrition, metabolism and gastrointestinal health of production and companion animals.
Strong Partnerships — Strong Futures
The Animal Food & Nutrition Consortium (AFNC) is a public/private partnership covering animal welfare, behavior and disease that researches enhancements to the nutritional value of feed and production while improving consumer outreach.
We’re a foundational constituent of the NC State Animal Academy and the CALS Food Animal Initiative. We invite you to join us as a founding member of NC State’s Animal Food & Nutrition Consortium.
The AFNC has announced its 2019 grant awards - Matt Koci and Sung Woo Kim will both study animal gut health.
Poultry Science's Marissa Herchler explains how she uses deep-learning algorithms to study turkey diets – and might just help your stomach ache.
Adam Redhead joined PDPS as the AFNC's Research Project Coordinator. His focus: "Building strong partnerships for a healthier future."
THE PARTNER OF CHOICE
Poultry and Swine Strength
NC State is the only US university with strengths in poultry, swine and companion animals.
Public/private partnerships will give us access to grant opportunities otherwise out of reach.
Research Triangle Location
The Research Triangle boasts three R-1 universities and many corporations and start-ups.
Exchange of Ideas
We remove barriers to multi-institutional alliances.
A pipeline of future talent eager to participate in research and other opportunities.
Access to emerging technology as it is developed from the university.