Antimicrobial use issues continue to be a high priority for the Checkoff and the Animal Science Committee.

Producer and consumer driven concerns regarding the use of antimicrobials in production agriculture continue to stimulate research ideas for management systems and alternative compounds that will promote animal health and maintain production efficiencies.

The Checkoff team providing oversight to this program area for the Animal Science Committee is the NAPES Advisory Group. This group is comprised of producers, veterinarians, academics and feed/nutrition company representatives.

Critical Review of Acidifiers (PDF)