Animal Waste Awareness in Research and Extension


The University of Georgia in collaboration with Georgia Department of Agriculture will be hosting an afternoon full of manure fun!!!  There will be a live manure spill emergency response demonstration.  The Nhun Crawler and PCE agitation boats will be showcased.  Reid Brothers Irrigation will be demonstrating some of their manure handling equipment as well.  So please join us!!! For more detailed information and to RSVP please click here to see the flyer.

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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:

  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Agricultural Professionals
  • Farmers
  • Universities (UGA and others)
  • Federal Agencies
  • Agricultural Associations
  • Businesses

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