CAES Animal and Dairy Science News

Professor Franklin West sets up the stereotaxic injector in the animal surgery suite of the Edgar Rhodes Center for Animal and Dairy Science. CAES News
Anti-inflammatory compound supercharges stem cell stroke treatment
Study at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center shows that combination treatment dramatically improves recovery in pig stroke models
Guthrie Commodity Award CAES News
Larry Guthrie receives Georgia Farm Bureau Commodity Award
Larry Guthrie announced as the 2022 Georgia Farm Bureau Commodity Award recipient.
UGA Hall Co Early College Partnership1 (1) CAES News
UGA, Hall County Schools partner on dual enrollment program
Hall County high school students will attend classes at the University of Georgia’s Athens campus in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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The Master Cattlemen’s Program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia’s beef producers.  University of Georgia Extension Agents work with industry experts to deliver classes on beef cattle topics such as nutrition, facilities, forages, economics, marketing, foreign animal diseases, agro-terrorism, general herd health, external parasites, reproduction, Beef Quality Assurance, sire selection, record keeping and Georgia Cattlemen’s Association goals.  The materials are intended to help Georgia beef producers be more profitable and sustainable. Participants meet one night a week for eight weeks.  Over the eight week period, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. The program is held in the fall and winter of each year, and rotate between the four regions of Georgia. 
Sep 27
6:30PM - 8:00PM Master Cattleman's Program - Session 6 Carroll County Ag Center, Carrollton, GA
This Artificial Insemination School is coordinated by the UGA Beef Team in conjunction with ABS Global. The school offers students the opportunity to learn AI techniques and herd management under skilled supervision. The curriculum includes: Anatomy and Reproduction; Reproduction and Fertility; Heat Detection; Nutrition; Principles of Genetics and Sire Selection; Herd Management Success; Semen Placement and Practice Insemination. The Synchronization of Beef Cattle and Planned Breeding of Dairy Heifers will be introduced. This is a comprehensive course with sufficient cow practice to assure competence. The course consists of 24 hours of instruction; 14 hours in the classroom and 10 hours in lab working with cattle.
Sep 30
09/30 8:00AM - 10/02 3:00PM Artificial Insemination School Double Bridges Farm (Athens Area), Winterville, GA
The Master Cattlemen’s Program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia’s beef producers.  University of Georgia Extension Agents work with industry experts to deliver classes on beef cattle topics such as nutrition, facilities, forages, economics, marketing, foreign animal diseases, agro-terrorism, general herd health, external parasites, reproduction, Beef Quality Assurance, sire selection, record keeping and Georgia Cattlemen’s Association goals.  The materials are intended to help Georgia beef producers be more profitable and sustainable. Participants meet one night a week for eight weeks.  Over the eight week period, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. The program is held in the fall and winter of each year, and rotate between the four regions of Georgia. 
Oct 04
6:30PM - 8:00PM Master Cattleman's Program - Session 7 Carroll County Ag Center, Carrollton, GA
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