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UGA Extension poultry housing expert Mike Czarick speaks to a full house at a recent Poultry House Ventilation Workshop. CAES News
Poultry House Ventilation

Poultry producers from 14 states and 16 countries converged on the Oconee County Civic Center this week to learn how to keep their chickens cool this summer.

Chickens lay eggs in a laboratory on the University of Georgia main campus in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Valuable Litter
Claudia Dunkley’s colleagues at the University of Georgia help the state’s poultry farmers grow chickens more efficiently. Dunkley helps them handle one of the industry’s biggest, and often underappreciated, byproducts – chicken litter.
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Sex Ratio Study
The amount of weight a woman gains during pregnancy can be vitally important — especially if she’s carrying a boy — according to a study by researchers at the University of Georgia released today in PLOS ONE, an open access peer-reviewed journal published by the Public Library of Science.
A mother hen and her brood of chicks roam a lawn in Butts County, Ga. CAES News
Small Flocks
A small chicken flock management class will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spalding County Extension office in Griffin.
Asian agricultural scientists visited the University of Georgia this week to share with and learn from researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. UGA animal and dairy scientist John Bernard is shown giving the group a tour of the dairy farm on the UGA CAES campus in Tifton. CAES News
Mini Summit
A group of scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan traveled to south Georgia this week to share their work with University of Georgia researchers during the Seventh Annual Mini Summit on Food, Policy and the Environment. Cultural differences and thousands of miles separate the group, but they are unified in their primary concern — the safety of the world’s food supply.
Rye and clover grow side by side in a research plot on cover crops at the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville. CAES News
No-Till Field Day
Large- and small-scale farmers can learn the latest information about no-till planting at the University of Georgia’s No-Till Field Day, slated for Oct. 23 at Buffalo Creek Straw & Seed Farm in Oglethorpe County.
Fresh brown eggs from chickens raised by a Pike County, Ga., farmer. CAES News
Egg candling
A backyard flock ensures a steady supply of fresh eggs on the family dinner table. To sell those eggs, Georgia requires the eggs be evaluated by a certified grader and appropriately packaged and labeled in accordance with the Georgia Egg Law and Georgia Food Act.
Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 2014 inductees - Herb Bennett (left) and Ben Copeland. CAES News
Georgia Ag Hall of Fame
Herb Bennett and Ben Copeland, two pioneers in Georgia agriculture, will be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame during a ceremony set for Sept. 19 at the Classic Center in Athens. The hall of fame is a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
University of Georgia students in the most recent "Chicken Que: Science Behind the Grill" class learn how to correctly cut fresh chicken. CAES News
Chicken 101
First-year students at the University of Georgia are learning about chicken by learning everything from where it comes from and how it is processed, down to what impacts it’s tenderness and how to make it tasty.
University of Georgia scientist Walid Alali was presented the university's 2014 Creative Research Medal based on his research on salmonella in the poultry industry. Alali is a food scientist with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He is shown (right) receiving the honor from UGA Vice President for Research David Lee. CAES News
Creative Research Medal
Walid Alali, a scientist with the University of Georgia Griffin Campus, has received the University of Georgia Creative Research Medal — an award presented to faculty who have conducted outstanding research within the past five years on a single topic.