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Student researchers shine at annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium
On April 3, almost 70 College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) undergraduate students presented their research in the annual CAES Undergraduate Research Symposium.
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UGA Department of Poultry Science hosts Hot Weather Management Workshop April 15-17
Posted on 04/05/19
by Sage Barnard
While diners may enjoy hot chicken wings and Nashville’s famous hot fried chicken, no one likes hot chickens — especially not poultry farmers.
Poultry litter can cause fires if stored improperly
Posted on 04/02/19
by Adam Speir
Barn fires have long been known as a potential hazard of storing hay, but a recent barn fire in Madison County, Georgia, revealed another hazard — poultry litter.
CAES faculty graduate from LEAD21 land-grant leadership program
Posted on 03/15/19
by Sharon Dowdy
Three University of Georgia professors were among the 79 individuals who completed the 14th class of the LEAD21 leadership-development program. Scott Jackson, Dean Pringle and Manpreet Singh, all faculty in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, represented UGA in the program, which is designed for land-grant institutions and their strategic partners from across the nation.
Making Georgia and CAES No. 1 in Agriculture
Posted on 03/13/19
by Samuel L. Pardue
As we celebrate National Agriculture Week 2019, many in the Southeast are still struggling to recover from hurricanes, tornadoes, whitefly outbreaks and record-breaking rainfall. Nature is both the nemesis and nurturer of agriculture - the ultimate “can’t live with it, can’t live without it” dilemma.
Better immunizations are key to healthier poultry flocks and a safer food supply
Posted on 01/31/19
by Merritt Melancon
Like human infants, baby chicks are born without immunity to many common diseases. Immunizations are the answer, but it can be hard to immunize entire flocks of chickens in an efficient manner. That’s where poultry health specialists like Brian Jordan come in.
UGA poultry breeding program has wider implications for understanding human health
Posted on 01/25/19
by Merritt Melancon
As far as poultry farmers are concerned, feed equals money. The more efficient chickens are at turning feed into thighs, breast and drumsticks, the healthier their bottom line. It turns out that the same science that can help poultry farmers raise more feed-efficient chickens could help people become healthier, too.