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Although it’s a common heat source for agricultural buildings, propane often creates a wet heat that exacerbates illness in poultry.

Read More: WVU research promotes healthier poultry and environment

West Virginia University will launch several projects and programs designed to address challenges facing rural Appalachia – everything from small-scale farming to supporting the state’s aging population.

Read More: WVU to launch projects aimed at building resilient communities

As invasive carp continue to pose ecological and economic threats to the Upper Mississippi River Basin, researchers at West Virginia University hope to uncover ways to minimize the species’ expansion.

Read More: WVU researchers explore invasive carp control methods