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George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems


UT Workshop to Help Small-Scale Poultry Farmers, 5/26/2016



Dr. Michael Smith Named Leader for Poultry Science Association, 8/27/2013


Recent Publications

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., J. M. DeBruyn, F. L. Allen, M. A. Radosevich, and P. R. Owens.  2017.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 114: 210-219.

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production.  Beckford, R. C., E. Tague, S. R. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Current Metabolomics, in press.

Disposal Options for Backyard Poultry Flocks Potentially Affected by Avian Influenza Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension D 44.

Commercial Poultry Producerís Guide to Disposal Options for HPAI Mortalities in Tennessee Hawkins, S. A., F. R. Walker, L. G. Strickland, and D. Barnett.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension D 45.

A Glance at Monthly Meat and Poultry Trade in the U.S.  Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Tennessee Farm Bureau News.

Bacterial bile salt hydrolase: a gut microbiome target for enhanced poultry production.  Lin, J., Z. Wang, F. Xu, X. J. Hu, and X. Zeng.  2016.  25th World Poultry Congress, Sep 5-9, Beijing, China.

Food safety control on poultry farms: effective control of Campylobacter.  Liu, X., I. B. Hanning, S. Diaz Sanchez, and J. Lin.  2016.  Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat., Chapter 11 In Steven Ricke (ed), Achieving Sustainable Production of Poultry Meat. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK.

Poultry litter as a sustainable fertilizer for stockpiled tall fescue during winter grazing in Middle Tennessee Oakes, R. N., R. P. Barbero, C. Boyer, M. D. Corbin, and G. E. Bates.  2016.  Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management.

Regulation of transcription factors by the epigallocatechin-3-gallate in poultry reared under heat stress Smith, M. O.  2016.  World's Poultry Science Journal.

Identification and Confirmation of Quantitative Trait Loci for Protein Concentration and Improved Amino Acid Composition in Glycine max.  Abrams, J. S.  2015.  Ph.D. dissertation.

Botanical Alternatives to Antibiotics for use in Organic Poultry Production Diaz Sanchez, S., D. H. D'Souza, D. Biswas, and I. B. Hanning.  2015.  Poultry Science, Jun;94(6):1419-30. Epub 2015 Mar 5. Review.

The Occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in Retail Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products Related to the Levels of Acetate and Lactate in the Products Food Control.  Hwang, A., O. Ahmed, P. Pangloli, D. H. D'Souza, S. Zivanovic, and F. A. Draughon.  2015.  Food Control.