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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
Poultry Outreach
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.
Professor Katrien Devos works as at a light table. Devos is a professor in the UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and the Department of Plant Pathology, and she was recently named a fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. CAES News
Katrien Devos
Katrien M. Devos, a professor of crop and soil sciences and plant biology at the University of Georgia, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Woo Kyun Kim, assistant professor of poultry science at the University of Georgia, discusses upcoming research projects with graduate student Fernanda Castro. CAES News
Faculty Travel Grants
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.
George Afari, a UGA Ph.D. student studying food science, and Sarah Spradlin, first-year student studying agricultural communication and international affairs, traveled with Vicki McMacken, assistant director for the UGA CAES Office of Global Programs, to Des Moines, Iowa for the World Food Prize's annual Borlaug Dialogues this October. CAES News
Borlaug Dialogue
For many students at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, their educational goals align with the one of the worlds’ greatest challenges – ending hunger around the world.
A graduate student from the second cohort of UGA's Sustainable Food System Initiative fellowship program presents his research at a year-end symposium in April. CAES News
Sustainable Food Systems
The University of Georgia Sustainable Food Systems Initiative has awarded three interdisciplinary teams of faculty with the initiative’s third round of Sustainable Food Systems Fellowships.
UGA Regents Professor Andrew Paterson is leading an international team working toward sustainable intensification of sorghum production. CAES News
Drought Tolerant Sorghum
When University of Georgia plant geneticist Andrew Paterson began searching for lines of sorghum that might survive in some of the most parched places in the world, he didn’t plant trials in the desert.
On Nov. 7, 2016 the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences honored faculty and staff at the D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards Ceremony. Those honored included; from left front row; Brian Fairchild, Julia Gaskin, JoAnne Norris, Wayne Parrott, Bill Tyson; and from left back row; Peter LaFayette, Carla Barnett, Lindsey Barner, Tim Brenneman, Nick Fuhrman and Ron Walcott. CAES News
D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards
One in four children will suffer severe developmental issues due to hunger. Although this number may be overwhelming, nothing will change if people continue to ignore the problem.
Roger Thurow, a veteran foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and anti-hunger activist, will visit the University of Georgia on Nov. 7 to deliver the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' D.W. Brooks Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Center for Continuing Education. CAES News
D.W. Brooks Lecture 2016
Roger Thurow, veteran foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and anti-hunger activist, will visit the University of Georgia on Nov. 7 to deliver the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ D.W. Brooks Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Center for Continuing Education.
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
FeedMix
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.