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This picture shows cotton being picked at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
2014 Farm Bill
Georgia farmers can no longer bank on subsidized payments from the federal government.
More than 70 poultry farmers and scientists from around the world and the U.S. flocked to Georgia this week for the UGA Department of Poultry Sciences International Short Course. CAES News
International Poultry
More than 85 poultry professionals and scientists from Georgia, the U.S. and around the world gathered in Athens Jan. 31 to Feb. 4 for a comprehensive, four-day short course on the latest information on poultry production.
The 2014 Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 24-31 in Macon, Athens, Lyons, Tifton, Bainbridge and Cartersville. Registration for the series is open at www.georgiaagforecast.com . CAES News
Georgia Ag Forecast
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' Georgia Ag Forecast seminars in Cartersville and Tifton, which were canceled because of inclement weather the last week of January, have been rescheduled.
Ed Kanemasu,CAES assistant dean of international affairs and director of global programs; far left; and other UGA administrators hosted a delegation of animal health and agricultural experts from Mali in Athens from Wednesday to Friday this week. The visit represented the reestablishment of a relationship between the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  and the Malian government that started in 2006, but was interrupted when a coup toppled the Malian government in March 2012. CAES News
Malian Agricultural Ties
An agricultural delegation from the Republic of Mali braved the snow this week to visit the University of Georgia and meet with faculty and administrators.
Small flocks of chicken can provide families with eggs, meat and hours of entertainment. CAES News
Backyard Poultry

University of Georgia Extension will offer a Backyard Flock Poultry Workshop Jan. 16 in downtown Comer.

This year's winners, from left to right, include Chris McKenzie, UGA Poultry Research Center feed mill supervisor; Sammy Aggrey, professor of poultry science; Steve Stice, director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, represented by his wife Terry Stice; James Jacobs, Extension agent for Pierce and Ware counties; John Rema, research technician in crop and soil sciences; Georgi Austin, business manager in the crop and soil sciences; Clint Waltz, Extension turfgrass specialist in crop and soil sciences; Terry Centner, professor in agricultural and applied economics; Yao-wen Huang, professor of food science and technology; and William Graves, professor of animal and dairy sciences. CAES News
DW Brooks 2013
On Oct. 1, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recognized its staff and faculty who have demonstrated excellence in the college’s teaching, research and Extension missions with the annual D.W. Brooks awards.
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Ruffled Feathers
Chickens don't commute to work or balance checkbooks, but they do get stressed. Kristen Navara, an endocrinologist in the poultry science department of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is finding ways to help them relax.
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead, left, and Terry England, chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, examine some plants during their tour of the Lewis Taylor Farms in Tifton on Wednesday. CAES News
President Morehead Tour
University of Georgia President Jere Morehead assumed his presidential post on July 1. Long before, however, President Morehead expressed a desire to learn more about agriculture, the state’s No. 1 industry.
Scott Angle, dean of the UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Barry Martin, and Ronnie Barentine, County Extension Coordinator for Pulaski County. Angle and Barentine visited Martin's farm near Hawkinsville after Martin was named the 2012 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year. CAES News
Public Service and Outreach Awards
Ronnie Barentine, extension coordinator for Dooly County, has spent the last three decades developing ways to make Georgia’s largest industry more efficient and profitable. He’s also made it more sustainable.