Alexandra Bentz, a poultry science graduate student at UGA, spent her summer studying the health of vampire bats in Belize. CAES News
Alexandra Bentz, a poultry science graduate student at UGA, spent her summer studying the health of vampire bats in Belize.
From vampire bats to gender issues in peanut production, Graduate Student Travel Awards enhance international research efforts
his summer University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students traveled the world with help from the college’s Office of Global Programs’ Graduate International Travel Awards.
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world. CAES News
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is challenging its students — and students across the university — to become entrepreneurial groundbreakers through FABricate, a contest of student ideas to help feed the world.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences launches FABricate entrepreneurship challenge this fall
From the development of the iron plow to the noble impulse to turn peanuts into a delicious sandwich spread, groundbreaking visionaries have repeatedly reshaped the way the world eats.
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
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.
UGA Extension prepares poultry producers for worst case scenario of avian influenza outbreak
The devastating virus has yet to impact Georgia’s top agricultural industry, but University of Georgia Cooperative Extension poultry scientist Casey Ritz believes it’s best if Georgia farmers are proactive in dealing with avian influenza.
Georgia Urban Ag & Outdoor Expo CAES News
Georgia Urban Ag & Outdoor Expo
UGA Extension experts among presenters at Georgia Urban Ag and Outdoor Expo
The Georgia Urban Ag and Outdoor Expo seeks to educate the public on the roles that urban and traditional farming play in supplying food to a continually growing nation. To that end, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension poultry scientist Claudia Dunkley and UGA Extension agent Steve Pettis will be among the host of presenters at the event.
Robert Beckstead, poultry science associate professor, discusses embryo development with students in his Chickenology class. Beckstead was one of three exemplary UGA instructors to receive a Richard B. Russell Award this year. CAES News
Robert Beckstead, poultry science associate professor, discusses embryo development with students in his Chickenology class. Beckstead was one of three exemplary UGA instructors to receive a Richard B. Russell Award this year.
Robert Beckstead receives Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Robert Beckstead, an associate professor of poultry science in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has received a University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching — one of the highest honors given at the university.
UGA poultry science developed the Chkminvent app, a poultry house moisture removal and ventilation calculator intended to provide users with an estimated minimum ventilation rate required to remove the specified daily amount of moisture from a poultry house. CAES News
UGA poultry science developed the Chkminvent app, a poultry house moisture removal and ventilation calculator intended to provide users with an estimated minimum ventilation rate required to remove the specified daily amount of moisture from a poultry house.
Poultry scientists at UGA reach beyond the nation's borders to help build food security
Poultry is playing an increasingly important role in feeding the planet’s growing population, which is expected to reach about 9 billion by 2050.