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Mike Lacy is a professor emeritus and retired department head of the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science. CAES News
Mike Lacy is a professor emeritus and retired department head of the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science.
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
Woo Kyun Kim, assistant professor of poultry science at the University of Georgia, discusses upcoming research projects with graduate student Fernanda Castro.
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.
Tips for roasting, smoking or frying your turkey, provided by UGA Extension food safety expert Judy Harrison. CAES News
Tips for roasting, smoking or frying your turkey, provided by UGA Extension food safety expert Judy Harrison.
Avoid rookie mistakes when cooking the holiday turkey
It’s holiday turkey-eating time. Follow these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to make sure you cook a tasty turkey while combating bacteria and other foodborne pathogens.
Solar panels used by poultry houses in south Georgia. CAES News
Solar panels used by poultry houses in south Georgia.
Solar panels help poultry farmers to conserve energy
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension poultry scientist Claudia Dunkley believes solar panels are a way to help poultry farmers become more energy-efficient.
Justin Fowler, an assistant professor in the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia, recently released an app that will help midscale poultry producers mix the right ratio of feed ingredients needed to maintain a healthy flock. FeedMix, funded by a grant from the World Poultry Foundation, was released for both Apple and Android platforms at the end of August. CAES News
Justin Fowler, an assistant professor in the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia, recently released an app that will help midscale poultry producers mix the right ratio of feed ingredients needed to maintain a healthy flock. FeedMix, funded by a grant from the World Poultry Foundation, was released for both Apple and Android platforms at the end of August.
FeedMix poultry feed mixing app aims to help small farmers optimize flock health
Whether you are working with three laying hens in a backyard coop or a farm full of broilers, chickens need proper nutrition to live healthy, low-stress lives.
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.