Georgia Layer Conference - Online

Sep 21
09/21/2020 9:00AM - 2:00PM

UGA Poultry Science extension team will host the FREE 2020 Georgia Layer Conference- Virtual on September 21.

Program Moderators: Lilong Chai & Claudia Dunkley, UGA Poultry Science

9:00 am Welcome and Poultry Federation update

Mike Giles, President, Georgia Poultry Federation

9:15 am Welcome and UGA Poultry Science update

Todd Applegate, Professor and Department Head, UGA Poultry Science

9:35 am UGA Poultry Extension Update

Casey Ritz, Professor and Extension Coordinator, UGA Poultry Science

9:50 am US Egg Production Updates and Impacts of COVID-19

Oscar Garrison, Senior VP of Food Safety Regulatory Affairs, UEP

10:35 am Managing Flocks for Egg Safety and Quality

Deana Jones, Research Food Technologist, USDA ARS

11:20 am Poultry Disease Update

Karen Burns Grogan, Clinical Associate Professor, UGA PDRC

12:00 pm Egg Shell Quality Management

Dima White, Ph.D. Candidate, UGA Poultry Science

12:30 pm Engineering Solutions for Preventing Transmission of AI Among Egg Farms

Yang Zhao, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

1:00 pm Application of Robots for Flock Management

Colin Usher, Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute