Poultry researchers joins Mississippi State staff

By The Associated Press

STARKVILLE— Kelley Walmsley has joined the Mississippi State University department of poultry science as an assistant professor.

She is working to build a research program focused on developing cost-effective diets for poultry, Mississippi’s top agricultural commodity. Feed and feed-related manufacturing costs account for 60 to 70 percent of total production costs for poultry producers.

Wamsley, a West Virginia native, earned a bachelor’s degree in animal and nutritional sciences and a master’s and doctoral degrees in animal and food science, all from West Virginia University.