Animal Waste Awareness in Research and Extension
Certified Planner/Operator Training
The annual planner/operator certification training will be offered in Athens at the UGA Livestock Arena classroom on March 28-29, 2017. Anyone wanting to write NMPs in the Georgia must attend this training. Also all permitted operations must have a certified animal waste system operator on site. For more information and to register for the training please click here for the flyer/registration form.
The Objectives of AWARE:
“To facilitate awareness of animal waste issues to research scientists, Extension personnel, industry representatives, and producers and to serve as a catalyst for providing economically and environmentally sound waste utilization solutions to Georgia’s animal production industry.”
AWARE is a collaborative effort of The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Pollution Prevention Assistance Division, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and others. Those involved in AWARE include:
- Agricultural Professionals
- Universities (UGA and others)
- Federal Agencies
- Agricultural Associations
AWARE team members are experts in a variety of areas related to animal waste management, environmental regulations, agricultural economics, crop and soil science, water quality and agricultural pollution prevention.
AWARE team members include:
Melony Wilson and John Bernard – Dept. of Animal and Dairy Science
John Worley and Casey Ritz – Dept. of Poultry Science
Miguel Cabrera, Glenn Harris and David Radcliffe – Dept. of Crop and Soil Science
Leticia Sonon – Agricultural and Environmental Services Lab