The only way to know that beef is truly cooked is by checking its temperature with a thermometer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends cooking all whole-muscle cuts of beef to a minimum of 145 degrees Fahrenheit and all ground beef products and enhanced or blade-tenderized products to a minimum of 160 F. CAES News
The only way to know that beef is truly cooked is by checking its temperature with a thermometer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends cooking all whole-muscle cuts of beef to a minimum of 145 degrees Fahrenheit and all ground beef products and enhanced or blade-tenderized products to a minimum of 160 F.
Check the temperature of grilled beef to ensure food safety at your tailgate
It’s football season, and tailgating before a game is a traditional part of the experience. Unfortunately, grilling your favorite cut of beef means increasing the potential for foodborne illness due to improper handling of food. These reminders from the University of Georgia Meat Science and Technology Center will provide you with grilling skills to keep foodborne illness far from your fall tailgating get-togethers.
Steers graze on sorghum-sudangrass hybrid forage at the UGA Eatonton Beef Research Unit as part of a 2014 study on grass-finished beef forages. CAES News
Steers graze on sorghum-sudangrass hybrid forage at the UGA Eatonton Beef Research Unit as part of a 2014 study on grass-finished beef forages.
Two-day grazing school tackles fencing and soil health in detail
A two-day Advanced Grazing School, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists Sept. 19-20, will provide a deeper understanding of grazing systems to those in attendance. 
Lucy Ray, UGA Extension coordinator for Morgan County, has been urging Morgan County dairy farmer Everett Williams to apply for the Georgia Farmer of the Year Award for years. In 2017, he applied, and he won. Williams will represent Georgia at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, in October, when the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is presented. CAES News
Lucy Ray, UGA Extension coordinator for Morgan County, has been urging Morgan County dairy farmer Everett Williams to apply for the Georgia Farmer of the Year Award for years. In 2017, he applied, and he won. Williams will represent Georgia at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, in October, when the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award is presented.
Morgan County dairy farmer Everett Williams named Georgia Farmer of Year
For 39 years, Morgan County, Georgia, dairy farmer Everett Williams has helped chart a new path for the state’s dairy farmers.
Lizzy Isgar meets a cow while on the spring break ag tour at the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Lizzy Isgar meets a cow while on the spring break ag tour at the UGA Tifton Campus.
Weeklong tour teaches UGA CAES students about diversity of agriculture
Agriculture is Georgia’s top industry, and students from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are learning about the diversity of agriculture during a weeklong tour across the state.
The UGA Teaching Dairy welcomed six Jersey heifers in early December. The cattle were a gift from 1985 CAES Animal and Dairy Science graduate C.A. Russell, owner of the Yosemite Dairy in California. CAES News
The UGA Teaching Dairy welcomed six Jersey heifers in early December. The cattle were a gift from 1985 CAES Animal and Dairy Science graduate C.A. Russell, owner of the Yosemite Dairy in California.
Farmers may see little effect as FDA implements ban on antibiotics in non-therapeutic animal feed
The market demand for organic chicken, beef and pork has been on the rise for several years, so most farmers were prepared for the new restrictions on antibiotics in animal feed that went into effect on Jan. 1.
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UGA joins initiative to advance biotech manufacturing in the U.S.
The University of Georgia is partnering in a biopharmaceutical innovation institute that aims to boost market production of cell-based therapies and develop a skilled workforce trained for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.