Animal Waste Awareness in Research and Extension


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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:

John McKissick – Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Casey Ritz and Dan Cunningham – Dept. of Poultry Science
John Bernard and Larry Newton – Dept. of Animal and Dairy Science
Miguel Cabrera, Glenn Harris and David Radcliffe – Dept. of Crop and Soil Science
David Kissel – Agricultural and Environmental Services Lab
Melony Wilson, John Worley, and Mark Risse – Dept. of Biological and Agricultural Engineering




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