At its sixth meeting of the year on Nov. 10, the Faculty Council heard updates about plans for Jan. 2011, the Rockefeller funds, and study abroad.The council next meets Dec. 1. The preliminary deadline for the regular meeting of the faculty on Dec. 7 is Nov. 22.
University of GeorgiaAnimal waste can be a valuable organic resource or a pollutant.Managing it right and applying the best technologies determine which it may be.The University of Georgia invites interested stakeholders to adiscussion of issues and opportunities at the Georgia Animal Waste Roundtable Oct. 3in Athens, Ga.The program will be held at the Georgia Center for ContinuingEducation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s presented by UGA Cooperative Extension, theUGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the GeorgiaDepartment of Natural Resources Agricultural Pollution Prevention Program (P2AD).Topics include UGA priorities in animal waste, bioenergy fromagricultural residuals, regulatory updates, new UGA teaching and research farms, lagoonclosure, grazing dairies and air quality.The roundtable “is a real nice example of collaborativeproblem-solving,” said Thomas Bass, who is coordinating the event. Bass is a UGAExtension specialist in animal and dairy sciences and biological and agriculturalengineering.There is no cost for the event, and lunch is included. It’s opento university faculty, federal and state specialists, commodity representatives,consultants and others in waste and nutrient management.Registration is limited. To attend, register online atwww.pware.com/2532. E-mail Bass at [email protected] for more information, or visitwww.agp2.org/aware.