Australian Pork congratulates innovator
April 2, 2012 by Stock Journal
April 2, 2012 – Australian Pork Limited (APL) recently congratulated Dr. Sasha Jenkins for her Australian pork industry award, as part of the 2012 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
The project Dr. Jenkins will undertake – entitled The effect of antimicrobials on the anaerobic digestion of piggery waste – will look into the effects of common antimicrobials used in piggeries on the microbial activity in ponds and the impact it has on anaerobic digestion and therefore biogas yield. Dr. Jenkins is a researcher in the environment field and is involved in APL’s environment and climate change R&D program. READ MORE