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 Georgias 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:
Universities (UGA and others)
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
Up Coming Events
GEORGIA DAIRY CONFERENCE: January 14-16, 2013; Savannah River Front Marriott
GEORGIA PORK CONGRESS: February 12, 2013; Georgia Farm Bureau Building, Macon, GA
Protecting Water Quality with Incentives for Litter Transfer in Georgia – Final Report
Δ Check out this valuable resource in agricultural pollution prevention!
National Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center
Δ Information on the CAFO Air Emission EPCRA Reporting Requirements