Bobby Goss, a FoodPIC research technician, tells the faculty about UGA chocolate research. CAES News
New faculty learn how UGA drives agricultural success in Georgia during annual tour of the state
New faculty at the University of Georgia learned why agriculture continues to be the state's biggest economic driver and how UGA leads the way in helping Georgians sustain and improve commodities like peanuts, poultry, pecans and turfgrass.
The H5N2 strain of avian influenza doesn't hurt people, but it can hurt chickens. Backyard chicken owners can bring the disease home to their flock if they are not aware of the potential threats or signs of sick birds. CAES News
Avian flu found in wild duck; backyard flock owners asked to stay vigilant
At the end of December 2017, a strain of the H7 avian influenza was found in a green-winged teal, a widespread North American duck, collected in McIntosh County on the Georgia coast. 
Lizzy Isgar meets a cow while on the spring break ag tour at the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Weeklong tour teaches UGA CAES students about diversity of agriculture
Agriculture is Georgia’s top industry, and students from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are learning about the diversity of agriculture during a weeklong tour across the state.
Small flocks of chicken can provide families with eggs, meat and hours of entertainment. CAES News
Keep backyard chicken flocks safe
Avian influenza has not been found in Georgia yet, but officials with the Georgia Department of Agriculture urge chicken producers, especially backyard flock owners, to remain vigilant and follow established safeguards to protect birds and their owners.
Mike Lacy is a professor emeritus and retired department head of the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science. CAES News
Former UGA poultry scientist tapped by U.S. Department of State for outreach to South African farmers
Mike Lacy, professor emeritus and former head of the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science, has been tapped by the U.S. Department of State to help train agricultural extension agents in South Africa and to provide support to poultry farmers there.
Woo Kyun Kim, assistant professor of poultry science at the University of Georgia, discusses upcoming research projects with graduate student Fernanda Castro. CAES News
Travel funds lead to international collaborations, grant funding
Even in the age of Skype and video meetings, sometimes there’s no more effective way to seal a partnership than with a meeting in person.