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Due to last year's rainy summer and this winter's frigid temperatures, beef cattle around the state have struggled to maintain good health. CAES News
Due to last year's rainy summer and this winter's frigid temperatures, beef cattle around the state have struggled to maintain good health.
GrassMasters
Facing severe drought and hay shortages, northeast Georgia cattle farmers were as eager as anyone to see 2016 in the rearview mirror.
To determine the quality of hay, Georgia farmers trust forage tests from the University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories in Athens, Georgia. The lab provides an estimate of Relative Forage Quality (RFQ). This value is a single, easy-to-interpret number that improves a producer's understanding of forage quality and helps to establish a fair market value for the product. CAES News
To determine the quality of hay, Georgia farmers trust forage tests from the University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories in Athens, Georgia. The lab provides an estimate of Relative Forage Quality (RFQ). This value is a single, easy-to-interpret number that improves a producer's understanding of forage quality and helps to establish a fair market value for the product.
High Quality Hay
Hay and baleage producers in the Southeast have a chance at winning cash and major equipment prizes in the 2016 Southeastern Hay Contest presented by Massey Ferguson. The Southeastern Hay Contest is held in conjunction with the Sunbelt Ag Expo, the South’s premier outdoor farm show.
Carleen Porter at University Perugia in Italy CAES News
Carleen Porter at University Perugia in Italy
Carleen Porter
Carleen Porter, a fourth year Animal Science major spent eight weeks at the University of Perugia Veterinary School in Perugia, Italy, fulfilling the internship requirement for the International Agriculture Certificate. How did you decide on this program? Last spring, I was going to be part of a UGA-sponsored program in Verona for three months. I contacted Amanda Stephens (CAES Associate Director of Student Engagement) about adding on the certificate internship. Amanda was able to work with the UGA veterinary school to secure a veterinary internship at the University of Perugia.
Two steers graze on sorghum/sudangrass hybrid forage at the UGA Eatonton Beef Research Unit as part of a 2014 study on grass-finished beef forages. CAES News
Two steers graze on sorghum/sudangrass hybrid forage at the UGA Eatonton Beef Research Unit as part of a 2014 study on grass-finished beef forages.
Farmgate Value Report
Led by increases in forestry and livestock values, Georgia’s agricultural output increased by $484 million in 2014, making agriculture, once again, the largest industry in the state with a value of $14.1 billion. According to the most recent University of Georgia Farmgate Value Report, published earlier this month, the value of Georgia’s livestock and aquaculture industries increased by almost 36 percent from 2013.
Student in horsemanship class at the University of Georgia, Oct. 28, 2009, in Athens. CAES News
Student in horsemanship class at the University of Georgia, Oct. 28, 2009, in Athens.
Horse Owner's Seminar
Horse owners will get the latest research-based information on how to care for their animals at the 10th annual University of Georgia Horse Owner’s Seminar and Trade Show set for Aug. 15 at the UGA Livestock Arena in Athens, Georgia.
World Cup rider Melanie Smith Taylor is one of only two riders to ever win the “Triple Crown of Show Jumping.” She is the only rider to win the American Invitational, the International Jumping Derby and the American Gold Cup on the same horse, Calypso who is shown with her in the photo. CAES News
World Cup rider Melanie Smith Taylor is one of only two riders to ever win the “Triple Crown of Show Jumping.” She is the only rider to win the American Invitational, the International Jumping Derby and the American Gold Cup on the same horse, Calypso who is shown with her in the photo.
Riders Clinic
TaylorMade Horsemanship Clinic has been set for Sept. 6-7 at the University of Georgia’s Livestock Instructional Arena in Athens. The clinic will tentatively be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Preregistration is required.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences mascot Caesar and a horse. CAES News
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences mascot Caesar and a horse.
Horse Seminar
Horse owners will get the latest research-based information on how to care for their animals at the University of Georgia 2014 Horse Owner’s Seminar and Trade Show set for Aug. 9 at the UGA Livestock Arena in Athens.
A barrel racing competitor leans her horse into the turn during the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo. CAES News
A barrel racing competitor leans her horse into the turn during the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo.
Rodeo Time
The University of Georgia's Block and Bridle Club is gearing up for the 40th annual Great Southland Stampede Rodeo, which will roll into Athens April 10-12 at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, 2600 South Milledge Ave.
Glen Rains, co-director of AgrAbility, points to a fence-line feeder he and his team helped developed for a disabled farmer. CAES News
Glen Rains, co-director of AgrAbility, points to a fence-line feeder he and his team helped developed for a disabled farmer.
AgrAbility program
Richard Stanley’s work revolves around his livestock.
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Equine Field Day for Youth
Fulton County Cooperative Extension will be all about horses at their 2nd Annual Equine Education Day on Saturday, April 28. Young people interested in horses and their parents should make plans to join the Fulton County Extension staff, the Atlanta Black Rodeo Association and the Horse Industry Committee of Georgia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28 as they present the Wonderful World of Horses.