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Georgia University and Poultry Expo partner on poultry education


November 19, 2012
By International Poultry Expo

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Nov. 19, 2012, Atlanta, GA – The International Poultry Expo, a component of IPPE, is partnering with the University of Georgia to promote the International Poultry Short Course 2013 to be held February 1 -5, 2013, in Athens, GA. Registrants who sign up for the International Poultry Short Course will also receive registration to the 2013 International Poultry Expo, which will take place January 29-31, 2013, in Atlanta.

The International Poultry Course is a 3.5-day conference created by the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia, immediately following the International Poultry Expo. It will cover a broad range of topics for individuals new to the poultry industry, as well as for experienced professionals.

In addition to formal instruction, demonstrations in various areas of poultry science will be conducted at the university research facility in Athens. During this program, participants will have the opportunity to interact with experts in many areas.

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Topics span from genetics and breeding to processing and food safety and will cover essentially all the important areas in between. This year’s program will focus on the many challenges in producing and processing the modern broiler chicken.

Registration for the course is $795 and includes all luncheons, dinners and basic materials for the course. Space is limited, and registration closes on January 18, 2013.

Additional information on course topics, accommodations, and registration can be found at: www.poultry.uga.edu/extension/InternationalShortCourse.htm.