UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

USDA Issues Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee

USDA Issues Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) has confirmed the full subtype for the highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza reported in Lincoln County, TN. The virus has been identified as North American wild bird lineage H7N9 HPAI based upon full genome…
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USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Tennessee

USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Tennessee Julie McPeake, Chief Communication Officer, Georgia Department of Agriculture The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial…
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Bird Flu confirmed in Tennessee

The first case of the year of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed over the weekend in Lincoln County, Tennessee. All birds on the premises were euthanized, and all neighboring flocks have tested negative. Video interview of Dr. Charles Hatcher, DVM, State Veterinarian, Tennessee Department of Agriculture. (Video has 2 parts.)…
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Registration open for the 56th Annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention & Trade Show and the 20th Annual Georgia Beef Expo

The 56th Annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention & Trade Show and the 20th Annual Georgia Beef Expo are scheduled for March 29 – April 1, 2017 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. There is something for everyone! We are very excited to have a great group of speakers…
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Hay Buying Caution

There is no secret that we are currently experiencing at least the worst drought since 2007. With this lots of things are being baled and passed off as hay which normally shouldn’t be, both locally and afar. My word of caution is to ask your hay broker/producer about the hay…
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GCA YCC Herd Sire Endowment Program

“Given the ever increasing costs of cattle production, we recognize how tough it can be for young producers to get started in the business. Thanks to the support of a generous producer we have the opportunity to offset some of that cost through this program. The endowment will allow a young producer to take advantage of superior genetics and offset the cost of a significant financial investment.”
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