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2021 UGA 40U40
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2021. This program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the 11th annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon Sept. 10 in the Tate Student Center on campus. 
Georgia First Lady and UGA graduate Marty Kemp's support for Georgia 4-H and Georgia FFA led to the establishment of a First Flock of laying hens at the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta. CAES News
Georgia First Lady and UGA graduate Marty Kemp's support for Georgia 4-H and Georgia FFA led to the establishment of a First Flock of laying hens at the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta.
First Flock
Thanks to a prize-winning chicken coop design by 4-H and FFA students from Warren County, Georgia’s newly established First Flock now has a stately home on the 18-acre grounds of Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta.
CAES Dean Nick Place (left) and Department of Poultry Science Head Todd Applegate (right) receive a pledge for student recruitment funding from USPOULTRY President John Starkey (center). CAES News
CAES Dean Nick Place (left) and Department of Poultry Science Head Todd Applegate (right) receive a pledge for student recruitment funding from USPOULTRY President John Starkey (center).
Student Recruitment
Ongoing support from the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the USPOULTRY Foundation will help the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science grow its impact on students and on the poultry industry. 
A rough sketch of the proposed design of the new Poultry Science Building to be built on UGA's South Campus where there is currently a parking lot between Boyd and Conner Halls. CAES News
A rough sketch of the proposed design of the new Poultry Science Building to be built on UGA's South Campus where there is currently a parking lot between Boyd and Conner Halls.
Poultry Science Building Gift
The R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation has pledged $1 million toward the construction of a new Poultry Science Building on the University of Georgia’s Athens campus, expanding the legacy of the Harrison family in Georgia’s poultry industry.
From left, AgGeorgia chief marketing officer Corey Cottle, poultry science department head Todd Applegate, CAES Dean Nick Place, AgGeorgia board member Bobby Miller, AgGeorgia board Chairman Dave Neff, AgGeorgia board Vice-chairman Jack Bentley and AgGeorgia CEO Rob Crain celebrate the lender's six-figure gift to the UGA Poultry Science Building Campaign. CAES News
From left, AgGeorgia chief marketing officer Corey Cottle, poultry science department head Todd Applegate, CAES Dean Nick Place, AgGeorgia board member Bobby Miller, AgGeorgia board Chairman Dave Neff, AgGeorgia board Vice-chairman Jack Bentley and AgGeorgia CEO Rob Crain celebrate the lender's six-figure gift to the UGA Poultry Science Building Campaign.
AgGeorgia Gift to CAES
With a $100,000 pledge to the new Poultry Science Building at the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), AgGeorgia Farm Credit is the first six-figure donor to a campaign that will accelerate research, scholarship and applied solutions for the largest sector of Georgia’s No. 1 industry.
Assistant Professor Andrew Benson received the 2021 Novus International Teaching Award from the Poultry Science Association. CAES News
Assistant Professor Andrew Benson received the 2021 Novus International Teaching Award from the Poultry Science Association.
Poultry Science Awards
Four faculty and staff members in the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) have received prestigious awards from national professional organizations.
Georgia 4-H Poultry Judging CAES News
Georgia 4-H Poultry Judging
Livestock Judging
Spring is the season when Georgia 4-H’ers participate in annual competitions that test the skills they have developed during the year.
The inaugural 2021 Georgia Precision Poultry Farming Conference attracted participants from poultry and egg industry representatives from more than 30 countries. CAES News
The inaugural 2021 Georgia Precision Poultry Farming Conference attracted participants from poultry and egg industry representatives from more than 30 countries.
Precision Poultry Science
On May 4, 2021, the Poultry Science Department at the University of Georgia (UGA) hosted the inaugural 2021 Georgia Precision Poultry Farming Conference virtually via Zoom. The day-long event was a UGA Cooperative Extension conference initiated by Lilong Chai, assistant professor and engineering specialist in the Department of Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, along with support from department administration and fellow faculty members and researchers. Chai also served as the moderator for the conference.
On May 10, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the fiscal year 2022 state budget that designated $26.1 million for capital projects at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
On May 10, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the fiscal year 2022 state budget that designated $26.1 million for capital projects at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Capital Gains
Gov. Brian Kemp signed the fiscal year 2022 budget for the state of Georgia on Monday, May 10, securing $21.7 million for the construction of phase one of a new Poultry Science Complex on the University of Georgia’s Athens campus.